Dental Hygiene Patient Care Facility (Established Since 1970) is now OPEN!

Clinic Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday | Morning and Afternoon Hours

The Dental Hygiene Clinic is a teaching facility that provides comprehensive patient care while adhering to the most current sterilization techniques. Students under the supervision of Licensed Dentists, and Dental Hygienists, provide all treatment.

Types of Services | Treatment at Hostos Dental Hygiene Clinic Consists of:
  • Thorough medical and dental history
  • Vital signs recordings
  • Head and neck evaluations
  • Oral inspections
  • Gingival assessment
  • Periodontal assessment
  • Dental decay detection
  • Patient dental health education
  • Oral radiographs
  • Oral prophylaxis (cleaning)
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Sealants
  • Nutritional assessment
  • Patients in need of further evaluation, diagnosis and treatment will be referred to their own dentists or neighboring dental clinics.

Duration of Treatment | Appointments are normally two (2) hours in duration. Our services require more than one visit in order to provide comprehensive dental hygiene care.

The first visit consists of acquiring medical and dental histories and all the necessary evaluations to provide the care needed. A legal guardian MUST accompany minors under 18 years of age.

Patient’s Bill of Rights

All patients are entitled to:
  • Dental hygiene services without regard to age, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, gender, national origin or health status.
  • Competent comprehensive and continuous dental hygiene treatment that meets the standard of care in the profession is provided at no cost.
  • Considerate and respectful care.
  • Confidentiality and privacy of all information and records pertaining to health status and treatment.
  • An explanation of the services available at the dental hygiene clinic.
  • Understandable information appropriate to your health, oral health status and treatment.
  • Information necessary to give informed consent before the start of treatment, including an explanation of the possible risks, as well as alternate modes of treatment and their outcomes.
  • Decline treatment and be fully informed of the risks associated with such action.
  • Referral for treatment not provided at the dental hygiene clinic.
  • Voice complaints about the care and services provided without fear of reprisal.
500 Grand Concourse, B-Building, Room B-124 | Tel: (718) 319-7943