Dental Hygiene Events
Visit from Dr. Esther Wilkins
September 17, 2014
West Barnstable Campus
Dr. Esther Wilkens, author of Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist, visited the first and second year dental hygiene students. Her textbook has been used by dental hygiene students across the country for decades, and is now in its eleventh edition. She also spent some time working with students in the Dental Hygiene Lab.
Dental Hygiene Research Poster Session
December 9, 2013
Tilden Arts Lobby
The Research Poster Session is a table top presentation of a scientific investigation, new technique, current trend, or expanded opportunity in the field of dental hygiene and dentistry. Research has been gathered from evidence based literature and scientific reviews. Poster Sessions are judged by a panel of dental hygienists, dentists, CCCC faculty and additional members of the healthcare community.
Dental Hygiene Special Olympics Volunteers – Boston 2013
June 8, 2013
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Students, faculty and alumni from Cape Cod Community College returned to Harvard University's Athletic Complex on June 8th, 2013, to volunteer for the Healthy Athletes® Special Smiles® initiative at the Special Olympics Massachusetts Summer Games. More than 150 people volunteered from area dental and hygiene schools, including those at Bristol Community College, CCCC, Forsyth, Harvard, Mount Ida College, Tufts and Boston University. Volunteers offered toothbrushes, mouth guards, and dentist referrals to hundreds of young athletes. Special Smiles increases awareness within the profession of the great need to provide services to this population where access to care is extremely limited.