The Blinn College District's Dental Hygiene Program offers its own dental hygiene clinic located at 301 Post Office Street in Bryan. Services include:
- oral examinations,
- head and neck cancer screenings,
- periodontal evaluation,
- dental cleanings,
- non-surgical periodontal therapy,
- fluoride treatments,
- pit and fissure sealants,
- and several risk assessments.
Dental services such as fillings and extractions are NOT offered at the dental hygiene clinic.
Anyone can request an appointment with the clinic. Services are provided by dental hygiene students under the supervision of a general dentist and dental hygiene faculty, all of whom are licensed in the State of Texas. Since this dental hygiene clinic is an educational setting, students are in the process of learning to perform thorough assessments and services. Therefore, multiple visits can be expected and time spent in the dental hygiene clinic may be longer than a typical visit to the dentist.
Fees for the clinic are $20 per treatment plan and cover all services performed for that plan. If you are in need of a shorter
Adults: Generally, all potential adult patients must be screened prior to being accepted as a patient to the clinic. A student and/or faculty member will evaluate each patient's needs at the screening appointment so they are placed with a student who can best serve their needs. The screening is free of charge and takes 20-30 minutes. It is not guaranteed that all potential patients will be contacted and accommodated. As each semester draws
Children: Screenings are NOT required for children, up to age 17.
To make an appointment for screening,
Free patient parking is located on the west side of the building at the corner of Cavitt St .and Post Office St.
Clinical sessions vary each semester. Generally, the schedule is as follows:
Fall Semester (Late August - early December)
Monday/Wednesday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - noon
Spring Semester (mid-January - early May)
Monday - Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - noon and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday - 8:00 a.m. - noon
Summer (last week of May and June only)
Monday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - noon and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
For more information, please call 979-209-7283.