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Dental Hygiene Program Support Services

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Testing Services

The Pre-Admission Assessment exam is provided by TMCC's Testing Services and consists of: the Dental Hygiene Health Education Systems Incorporated (HESI) exam, Dental Hygiene Spatial Relation Test and Dental Hygiene Dexterity Test.

Schedule and pay online for your exams through RegisterBlast.

HESI review texts are available: HESI Admission Assessment Exam Review, 4th Ed. and HESI A2 Study Guide 2018/2019: HESI Admissions Assessment Exam Review & Practice Test Questions. No review materials are available for the Spatial Relation and Dexterity tests.

Financial Aid

Financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, scholarships, student employment or a combination of these are available for students accepted into the Dental Hygiene Program.

Contact the TMCC Financial Aid Office for more information.


Academic Advisement and counseling are available and recommended for students. These services will help you become more familiar with the college, the Dental Hygiene Program and other programs at TMCC.

Contact Academic Advisement for more information.

Disability Resource Center

Qualified, self-identified students with documented disabilities have the right to free accommodations to ensure equal access to educational opportunities at Truckee Meadows Community College.

For assistance, contact the Disability Resource Center.

Tutoring and Learning Center

Services provided at the TMCC Tutoring and Learning Center include: math tutoring, the Writing Center and ESL tutoring. Also: computers and printers are available for student use, study space for group or individual studying, workshops for students on many topics and a friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Contact the Tutoring and Learning Center for more information.

Additional TMCC Services and Centers