School will provide low-cost dental hygiene services for the public

Nashville, Tenn. – (August 25, 2010) – Remington College-Nashville Campus will hold a grand opening for its new dental hygiene school on Tuesday, August 31 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. A ribbon cutting will be held at 5:00 pm.

The new school is part of the Remington College Dental Hygiene Program. Under the supervision of instructors, students pursuing associate’s degrees in dental hygiene will perform low-cost procedures for the public, including:

  • Oral prophylaxis (cleaning) and topical fluoride treatments. $10 for adults, $5 for children under 14.
  • X-rays. $12 for a full mouth series, $5 for bitewing series, $15 for panoramic.
  • Scaling and root planing. $20 per quadrant.
  • ToothPrint child identification impressions. $2 per child.
  • Oral cancer screenings are done at no charge.
  • Dental Sealants – each $1
  • Initial patient registration is $1.

“Our new dental hygiene school provides an option for people to get low-cost, preventive dental treatments,” said Larry Collins, Remington College-Nashville Campus President. “The school allows students to prepare for healthcare careers while serving the needs of the community.”

The Remington College Dental Hygiene Program is a 24-month, accredited program designed to prepare students for careers as dental hygienists.[i] Instructors have real world experience in the dental hygiene field and course offerings include Preclinical Dental Hygiene Practice, Oral and Dental Anatomy, Nutrition and Biochemistry and Oral Radiology.

People seeking treatments at the Remington College dental hygiene school can make appointments by calling 615-493-9398. The school hours are Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, and Tuesdays from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Payments can be made by cash or credit card.

The school is on the Remington College-Nashville Campus, located at 441 Donelson Pike, Suite 150 in Nashville.

For more information, call 1-800-448-6405.

About Remington College: Remington College is a common name used by all 20 campuses of a group of affiliated companies of privately-owned, post-secondary educational institutions based in Heathrow, Florida. Through its campuses, Remington College offers diplomas, bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in a variety of fields, including: cosmetology; nursing; healthcare; criminal justice; business; electronics; information technology; and more.  Course offerings vary by campus. Remington College and its predecessor companies have been part of the higher education community since 1985. For more information, please visit http://www.remingtoncollege.edu/. For the latest news about Remington College, visit http://today.remingtoncollege.edu/

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[i] Employment after graduation not guaranteed.