The mission of Baker College’s Dental Hygiene Program is to create a positive environment for learning, emphasizing professional responsibility and personal integrity. The Program’s clinical experiences and curriculum will enable students to become excellent clinicians, dynamic contributors to their community and profession, and life-long learners.


  • Prepare a dental hygienist who will be competent with respect to the Baker College  Competencies for the Dental Hygienist.
  • Maintain competent dental hygiene faculty and staff with clinical / work experience to ensure a quality and current educational program.
  • Maintain admissions policies to ensure qualified students.
  • Satisfy students with the quality of their dental hygiene education.
  • Satisfy patients with the quality of student dental hygiene care.
  • Maintain an active advisory board.
  • Prepare curriculum that is current and relevant.
  • Maintain a quality assurance program for patient care.
Featured Alumni

I chose Baker because they had such a detailed laid out plan for me. It got me working as a nurse and their goal is to see everyone off and working. Baker faculty are very prepared professionals. I felt like they set me up for success.

- Leslie Aldrich, Nurse & Baker Grad
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