Tunxis is operating under special conditions:

As a precaution due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus), college buildings are currently closed and all classes will be held online-only starting Monday, March 23.

All students should check their student email and Blackboard Learn for directions from their individual instructors.  FULL INFORMATION HERE.

Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting Information Sessions

Information sessions are open to students who are thinking about applying to one of these selective admission programs.  This is a great opportunity to learn about the admissions requirements directly from the program coordinators and to ask your questions, too.

Click the link below to request a session:

Dental Hygiene Information Session

Dental Assisting Information Session

NEW! The Dental Hygiene application deadline is now December 18

The Tunxis Community College Dental Hygiene program provides the skills and knowledge necessary to function effectively as an integral member of the dental health team. The program has a 30 year affiliation with University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. The program utilizes the facilities of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, federal, state and local hospitals, and community health clinics. Graduates of the program are eligible to take the examinations for licensure given by National and North East Regional Boards. Graduates who pass both boards are eligible for a Connecticut license.

The Dental Hygiene Program has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements”. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at 312-440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Ill 60611.