Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene

The two-year programme focuses on a competency-based ​collaborative model of educating primary healthcare professionals to address the oral health needs of the Pakistani public. By providing prolific and ​​much needed oral health education, as well as interventions to disease control and progression, this programme promotes prevention of oral diseases and helps maintain general health and wellness.​

It seeks to develop the intellectual and clinical skills of dental hygiene graduates to effectively provide comprehensive patient-centered dental hygiene care in a professional, compassionate and ethical way.​​​​​

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Life at AKU is not all about the classroom

Here's what our students have to say about their experience of being
​developed 
as leaders and posi​tive contributors to society.

“The Dental Hygiene Programme is where we gain knowledge and understanding of what exactly it entails to be a dental hygienist. There's so much more to it than scaling, like identifying abnormalities in the oral cavity. And I can say, we are being educated."


Rose Wairimu, Class of 2020


Admissions Process

Find out more about eligibility criteria, English language requirements,
fee structure details, scholarships and all forms of financial assistance available.​