FSW Dental Program Graduates Celebrate 100 Percent Pass Rate

May 30, 2017

MAY 30, 2017 – FORT MYERS, FLA. – For the 22nd consecutive year, 100 percent of Florida SouthWestern State College’s (FSW) Dental Hygiene Program graduates have passed the National Board Dental Hygiene exam.

“FSW’s Dental Hygiene faculty prepare our students to apply critical thinking and evidenced-based care through the application of rigorous didactic examinations, laboratory competencies and clinical performance evaluations throughout the program,” said Karen Molumby, FSW Dental Hygiene Program Director. “The diligence and hard work by the faculty and staff in the dental hygiene program has ensured 22-consecutive years of success on the National Dental Hygiene Board Examination (NBDHE). We are proud of our students and their academic accomplishments.”

The Associate in Science degree in Dental Hygiene is one of seventeen career options offered in the FSW School of Health Professions. The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Dental Hygiene students take the NBDHE in March while enrolled in their last academic semester at FSW.


Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida’s largest and one of the most affordable institutions of higher education. Annually serving nearly 22,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety of nationally-ranked, career-focused academic programs with two- and four-year degrees, and professional certifications. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests. FSW debuted its intercollegiate athletics program in January 2016. Visit www.FSW.edu for more information.