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Dental Hygiene Clinic

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Welcome to the Cabrillo College Dental Hygiene Clinic!

We are pleased to welcome you as a prospective patient to our dental hygiene clinic. This website aims to provide you with all of the information you'll need to become a patient.

As a teaching institution, our mission is to produce clinically competent, ethical, and knowledgeable dental hygienists. It is our privilege to provide quality dental hygiene treatment to the community when appropriate.

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Getting Started

Please review our patient information page to learn about what to expect, our policies, and payment and fees.

Before your appointment, you will need to fill out all required forms.

To make an appointment, call 831.479.6431 or email


Patients visiting the Cabrillo College Dental Hygiene Clinic must have a current, diagnostic set of full mouth X-rays within the last five (5) years and bite-wings taken within the last two (2) years. They can be taken in our clinic or a copy may be requested from your dentist.

Patient X-Ray Requests

Email us at Please include your full name and date of birth and allow 14 days to process.

The Clinic

The Cabrillo College Dental Hygiene Clinic is open and spacious and includes 24 individual units with four dedicated radiographic operatories. For patient safety, the clinic maintains hospital grade local air filtration systems. The clinic also includes the most up-to-date equipment such as lasers, intraoral cameras, panoramic imaging and Nomad portable X-ray units. The clinic has a spectacular view of the ocean.

Services Offered

The dental hygiene students provide general and dental health assessment, oral cancer screening, periodontal health assessment, X-rays, dental examination, oral health instruction, nutritional assessment, caries risk assessment, periodontal risk assessment, dental cleaning, sealants, and fluoride application.

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Students making a model of teeth
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Office hours are Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Exact fees will be determined upon completion of the assessment.

  • Assessment Fee: $20

  • Dental Cleaning starts at $30

  • X-rays start at $20

  • No insurance accepted; cash or check only

Who We Are

Our philosophy is to provide you with professional dental hygiene services that will assist you in keeping your teeth and gums healthy. We appreciate your trust in us, and thank you for giving the students the opportunity to learn the skills mandatory to become competent dental hygienists. The student hygienists at the Dental Hygiene Clinic are equipped to provide their community with quality dental hygiene and dental radiology services at affordable prices. These services are provided in our state of the art dental hygiene educational institution located on the beautiful Cabrillo College Main Campus.