BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A new student dental
hygiene clinic established by Argosy University/Twin Cities, formerly the Medical Institute of Minnesota, could be a consumer's answer to the rising cost of dental care.
Argosy University/Twin Cities' new state-of-the art dental hygiene
clinic provides a win-win situation for students and consumers. The clinic helps students enrolled in Argosy's dental hygiene program meet their clinical requirements by practicing oral hygiene skills under the supervision of a dentist and clinical instructor. The public benefits by receiving quality,
professional dental hygiene services at rates significantly lower than
area dental clinics.
"Student enrollment across the institution has dramatically
increased for the fall semester and because we have more dental hygiene students we need more patients," said William Cowan, campus president, Argosy University/Twin Cities. "Our students are supervised by experienced faculty who not only teach dental hygiene, but are dentists and dental hygienists as well."
The clinic offers quality, professional dental hygiene services at
rates significantly lower than area dental clinics. Services offered at the clinic include teeth cleaning for adults and children; tooth whitening, oral x-rays, and other preventive care services. Rates for preventive services and x-rays range from $5.00 to $20.00; periodontal services and full mouth whitening costs range from $45.00 to $55.00. Persons over age 55 receive all services at half price.
Argosy University/Twin Cities offers an accredited associate's
degree program in dental hygiene and in addition to classroom and laboratory studies, students achieve their clinical competency at the dental clinic.
The clinic is conveniently located in Bloomington on the Argosy
University/Twin Cities campus at 5503 Green Valley Drive near the
intersection of Normandale Boulevard and I-494. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call (952) 252-1683.
Effective September 1, 2001, the Medical Institute of Minnesota
became part of Argosy University, a new national university, and was renamed Argosy University/Twin Cities. The institution is one of 12 Argosy University campuses nationwide spanning nine states. Included under the Argosy University umbrella is the Medical Institute of Minnesota, the American Schools of Professional Psychology and the University of Sarasota.
Founded in 1961, Argosy University/Twin Cities offers Associate of
Science (A.S.) degrees in Dental Hygiene, Medical Laboratory Technology and Radiation Therapy and Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Histotechnology, Medical Assisting, Radiologic Technology, and Veterinary Technology.
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