The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. CODA can be contacted at 312 .440.4653, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, or www.ada.org/coda.
The Dental Hygiene program uses standard procedures and best practices to guard against safety hazards like the potential spread of blood-borne pathogens. Further information can be found in the Bristol Community College Dental Hygiene Program Policy Related to Individuals who have Blood-borne Infectious Diseases and the Bristol Exposure Control Manual documents.