Clinical Services

Free Preventive Dental Hygiene Services Available

The Dental Hygiene Clinic is open late August through May to adults and children from the surrounding community, as well as students, faculty and staff of BridgeValley Community and Technical College. Patients are invited to make an appointment by calling the dental hygiene secretary at the number listed below (304) 734-6651. Appointments must be made in advance. The office is open Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Services are provided by students under the supervision of licensed, experienced dental professionals.

Preventive and therapeutic services provided: 

  • Oral prophylaxis (scaling & polishing) 
  • Quadrant scaling and root planing (periodontal therapy)
  • Oral radiographs (x-rays) – May be sent to dentist upon request
  • Dental sealants and fluorides 
  • Health screenings 
  • Oral examinations 
  • Dental health instructions 
  • Ultrasonic scaling 
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Subgingival irrigation
  • Topical anesthetic
  • Local anesthetic 
  • Study models
  • Cleaning of dentures/appliances