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Florida Dental Hygiene Association
Professional Liability Insurance:The HPSO program, recognized by FDHA, provides legal defense, around-the-clock protection, reimbursement for lost wages, personal liability and medical expenses. Apply online or call HPSO at (800) 982-9491 and reference FDHA.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR DENTAL HYGIENE APPLICANTS FROM UNACCREDITED DENTAL SCHOOLS OR COLLEGES
Additional coursework is required for dental hygiene applicants from unaccredited dental schools or colleges who were unsuccessful with the Florida Dental Hygiene Clinical Examination; pursuant to s. 466.006(3)(b), F.S. and Rule 64B5-2.0144, F.A.C.
Palm Beach State College has posted and is accepting applicants for the Remediation Coursework for Foreign Trained DDS, to assist them in meeting the criteria to take and/or retake the Florida Dental Hygiene Clinical Examination. The coursework will be offered through the Corporate and Continuing Education Department.
Please follow the link below to view information course requirements:
Palm Beach State College
National Board Dental Hygiene Exam (NBDHE)
The purpose of the exam is to assist state boards in determining qualifications of dental hygienists who seek licensure to practice dental hygiene. The examination assesses the ability to understand important information from basic biomedical, dental, and dental hygiene sciences and also the ability to apply such information in a problem-solving context.
Florida Licensure Information