Dental hygienists needs challenging patients

Coastal Bend College Dental Hygiene Clinic accepts patients at a nominal cost on Mondays [8:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.]; Tuesdays [1:30 p.m.]; Wednesdays [8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.]; and Thursdays [1:30 p.m.] Services available include teeth cleaning, fluoride treatments, dental x-rays, site – specific antimicrobial placement and pit/fissure sealants placement. Dental hygiene students are preparing for boards and are in desperate need of patients with challenging oral conditions. There is a mock board coming up at the college in preparation of the state board in San Antonio and students will benefit from the practice. Appointments can be made by calling the dental clinic at (361) 354-2555 or online at

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Coastal Bend College students honored for academic excellence

Coastal Bend College recently released its Scholastic Leadership Roll, recognizing more than 275 students for academic excellence during the Fall 2010 semester. Students named to the roll, also called the “dean’s list,” completed 12 or more semester hours with passing grades in all courses and earned a semester grade-point-average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

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