There is no substitute for experience and when it comes to a hands-on career such as Dental Hygiene, it is especially important. That’s one reason why all of the faculty have extensive knowledge and are currently active in the profession. They offer private practice experiences in periodontics, pedodontics, prosthodontics, geriatrics, and orthodontics. They also offer public health experience in state and community health agencies, gerontology, public schools, and international dental hygiene.

The Fones faculty have the professional and teaching abilities to guide students through each part of the program. Your education will benefit from this carefully selected group of instructors, all of whom remain current with the ever-changing standards and practices in the dental hygiene profession.

The faculty members are also affiliated with international, national, state and local professional organizations. They are active in lecturing to dental hygienists and other health professionals at conferences and continuing education courses. The faculty actively participate in course development, research, grant writing, curriculum design, and student organizations.