The subject of oral health has a multidisciplinary focus and forms a whole with knowledge from the natural sciences, mainly dentistry and medicine, as well as social and behavioural sciences, creating the foundation of the independent professional practice of a dental hygienist.
Karlstad University offers freestanding distance learning courses to registered dental hygienists. Digital resources are used for teaching and communication. Instruction is in the form of lectures, individual assignments, group assignments, written assignments and seminars.
For practicing registered dental hygienists, we offer the following freestanding courses at 100 % pace (daytime):