Rock Valley College

Dental Hygiene Patient Information

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The Rock Valley College Dental Hygiene Clinic offers low-cost, high quality, dental hygiene preventative services performed by students in the RVC Dental Hygiene degree program. All students are supervised by faculty consisting of registered dental hygienists and licensed dentists. To make an appointment please call (815) 921-3235.

Dental Hygiene New Clinic in HSC

Services Provided

  • Dental exam by licensed dentist
  • Life saving oral cancer screenings
  • Thorough assessment of patients' oral health
  • Nutritional counseling as needed
  • Professional cleanings for patients with various oral health conditions (healthy, gingivitis or gum disease)
  • Fluoride varnish applied to prevent cavities
  • Sealants for children and adults to prevent cavities
  • Full series of x-rays and bitewing x-rays to check for cavities
  • Panorex x-rays to check for impacted wisdom teeth
  • Local anesthesia for pain control
  • Desensitization techniques for sensitive teeth
  • Individual oral hygiene education and a free toothbrush, floss, and toothpaste

Who is eligible?

  • Adults (any age)
  • Children (five years and older)
  • RVC students
  • RVC faculty/staff
  • People who have systemic diseases such as diabetes. Our students are capable of seeing patients with various health challenges, patients who have had regular dental care, and those who have gone years without treatment.
  • People who do not have insurance (even those who do, but you must pay our clinic and then file your insurance on your own).


Treatment Fees*

Dental Hygiene/Dental Exams  $10
Teeth Cleaning  $20-$60
Sealants for Decay Prevention  $15
Fluoride Treatments  $10
Dental X-rays  $15-$50

Fees updated July 2019. Prices subject to change.

*Costs will vary depending on each patient's dental needs and situation. New patients are required to submit to a telephone screening and an in-person screening appointment that will better determine the cost. Patients must be willing to commit to multiple appointments, three hours in length as these appointments are critical to our students' requirements for completing the degree program.

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Schedule an Appointment Dental Hygiene Student Working on Client

Appointments are available when Rock Valley College is in session.

Due to the educational nature of the program, several appointments will be necessary to complete care.  Please expect multiple appointments three (3) hours in length. Morning or afternoon appointments are available. 

To make an appointment please call (815) 921-3235.

Clinic Location

The dental hygiene clinic is located on Rock Valley College's main campus inside the new Health Sciences Center (HSC), 3301 North Mulford Road, Rockford, IL.