4 dental schools adding dental hygienist, assistant programs

Here are four dental schools that have added dental hygienist or dental assistant programs that Becker's has reported on since March 16:

1. A $500,000 dental hygienist program was proposed at Mohawk Valley Community College in Rome, N.Y.

2. Dakota College of Bottineau in Minot, N.D., is set to add a new dental program next year.

3. The University of Illinois Chicago College of Dentistry created a new training program to help alleviate the national dental assistant shortage. 

4. North Central Michigan College in Petoskey created a nine-week accelerated dental assistant program to address labor shortages.

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