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Our dental hygiene clinics in Sioux Falls and Vermillion are open to the public. Students learn in the clinics under the close supervision of licensed dentists and licensed hygienists. Our services are offered at reduced rates; however, appointments generally take more time than traditional dental offices.

Make an Appointment

  • For appointments in Sioux Falls, call 605-367-8046
  • For appointments in Vermillion, call 605-658-5959

Our Services

Patients can receive the following dental hygiene care available at the USD Dental Hygiene Campus Clinic and the USD Sioux Falls Dental Hygiene Clinic. Fees vary depending on location and services provided.

  • Blood pressure, pulse, and respiration
  • Dental x-rays
  • Denture and partial care
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Impressions and study models
  • Mouthguards
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Oral hygiene instruction
  • Pain management
  • Pit and fissure sealants
  • Root planing and antimicrobial placement
  • Teeth bleaching
  • Teeth cleaning
  • Tobacco intervention
  • Tooth desensitization
  • TMJ assessment

Local anesthesia and nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation are available as needed. Patients will be advised of their treatment needs and will be appropriately referred for procedures that cannot be provided by the program. Comprehensive dental exams and limited restorative services are available in the Sioux Falls clinic.

The department will not deny access to dental or dental hygiene services and/or admission to the program to any individual based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, socioeconomic status, or the presence of any bloodborne infectious disease. The Department of Dental Hygiene adheres to standard infection control practices for all patients. We sterilize all instruments and utilize disposable products whenever possible.

Payment Options

We accept limited private insurances, Medicaid, and credit cards to provide you options for payment of our services.