Program Requirements

Please be sure to read the program requirements detailed in the Dental Hygiene Application Packet prior to enrolling.

Enroll in the Dental Hygiene program:

Step 1

Apply to TSTC

Step 2

Apply to Dental Hygiene program

Step 3

Contact Raquel Rico if you have any questions

February 6, 2023
Helping children maintain healthy teeth is emphasized in TSTC’s Dental Hygiene program
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, a reminder that a child’s captivating smile reflects good oral health. And for a child to achieve healthy teeth, prevention of tooth decay is key — something that is stressed in the Dental Hygiene program at Texas State Technical College. “Teaching the proper brushing technique...
September 5, 2022
New TSTC Dental Hygiene students hope to brighten future patients’ smiles
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – Classes for the fall semester began Monday, Aug. 29, at Texas State Technical College, and a brand-new cohort of 30 students were welcomed by Dental Hygiene program instructors at TSTC’s Harlingen campus. As with previous cohorts, first-semester students must meet an expectation and be trained to become dental hygiene professionals. Raquel Rico,...
March 10, 2022
TSTC alumna and Dental Hygiene instructor embraces smiles in 15-year teaching career
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – A person’s smile can truly be captivating. Restoring a patient’s oral health is an art and a science that brings joy to a dental hygienist. Raquel Rico, a Texas State Technical College alumna and the TSTC Dental Hygiene program lead at the TSTC campus in Harlingen, is multifaceted in her TSTC Dental...
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