Dental Hygiene Clinic

Two Vermont State Dental Hygiene students examining a patient's mouth.

The Vermont State University Dental Hygiene Clinic on our Williston campus, provides a unique teaching and learning opportunity for students and patients. As a patient in the clinic, comprehensive dental hygiene services will be provided by dental hygiene students link to Dental Hygiene BS program page under direct faculty supervision. If you require additional dental treatment, you will be referred to an alternative source for care within the community. Individuals with certain existing medical conditions may require a medical consultation with their personal physician prior to receiving dental hygiene services in the clinic. Some medical conditions may require taking antibiotics prior to the dental hygiene appointment.

Because we are providing comprehensive preventive and therapeutic dental hygiene care in an educational setting, appointments last longer than those you would experience in a traditional dental office. You should plan on a 2.5 to 3 hour appointment per visit. In most cases, more than one appointment is required to complete your dental hygiene care.

Please note: Care received through the VTSU Dental Hygiene Clinic should not replace regular appointments with your dentist for an exam (at least once/year) and any restorative needs.

Call the clinic at 802.879.5643 to schedule your appointment. 

Services & Fees

We provide comprehensive dental hygiene evaluative, preventative and therapeutic services within the dental hygiene scope of practice. Your care will include: 

  • A thorough evaluation of your medical/dental history 
  • Assessment of your oral health status as it relates to dental hygiene 
  • Oral hygiene education 
  • Removal of hard and soft deposits from your teeth  
  • Application of topical sodium fluoride varnish, dental sealants, application of silver diamine fluoride and dental radiographs, if necessary 

Scheduling Your Appointment 

To schedule your appointment, please call the clinic at 802.879.5643. 

Please note: Because the clinic is part of the VTSU Dental Hygiene program, the hours vary by semester. In addition, the clinic is not open in the summer.

Please allow 2 to 3 hours to reach your visit.

Instructions for New & Returning Patients

If you have scheduled an appointment, please read the following documents:  

In addition, please print and complete the following forms and bring them with you to your first appointment. This will help expedite the intake process.  

A current email address and cell phone number are necessary for us to contact you and send you appointment reminders. 

Directions to the Clinic 

The Dental Hygiene Clinic is at 211 Lawrence Place on the Williston Campus of Vermont State University. The campus is located in the Blair Park development in Williston, Vermont.

For detailed directions, choose from the options below. 

Please be respectful of neighboring businesses and park in designated Vermont State University parking areas only. 

Infectious Disease Policy

The Vermont State University Dental Hygiene Department does not discriminate on the basis of an individual having a chronic communicable disease. The curriculum provides thorough instruction in the most current principles regarding infection control and the U.S. Center for Disease Control Guidelines. All students and employees are expected to understand and adhere to these guidelines. 

Students and faculty will be wearing significant personal protective equipment so the clinic will be quite cool. You are advised to dress warmly and/or bring your own blanket to the clinic as we will not be able to provide one for you. 

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To schedule your visit or to ask a question, give us a call at 802.879.5643.