Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene Careers

Graduates are professionals who work in many settings including:

  • private dental practices
  • specialty practices
  • HMOs
  • long-term care/geriatric centers
  • community outreach settings
  • community health
  • hospitals
  • dental trade companies
  • educational institutions
  • research centers

Starting Wages: $57,700 - $67,200 per year*

*Source: Iowa Workforce Development

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Black Hawk County Health Department Waterloo, IA
Dental Associates of Manchester Manchester, IA
Kimball & Beecher Family Dentistry Waterloo, IA
Peoples Community Health Clinic, Inc. Clarksville, IA
Waterloo, IA

Program Contacts

Dental Administrative Chair

Emily Boge
Grundy Hall 138
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Pre-Health Advisor

Heidi Hudson
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-2329 ext.1079
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Student Success Specialist: Health Science

Vic Palmer
Grundy Hall 140
319-296-2329 ext.1481
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Student Success Specialist: Pre-Health

Kay Wenzel
Grundy Hall 285
319-296-2329 ext.1063
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Program Advisors

Katie Gisleson
Grundy Hall 158
319-296-2329 ext.1359
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Jessica Suedbeck
Grundy Hall 158
319-296-2329 ext.1748
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Department Secretary

Linda Butler
Grundy Hall 135
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Dr. Gene Leutzinger
Grundy Hall 135
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