Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College

Trisha A. Cloutier
Division of Health Sciences
Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene

     Office: C107
     Extension: x3109

B.S., M.A., University of Rhode Island
A.A.S., Community College of Rhode Island

My teaching philosophy embraces several educational theories and I strive to implement their principles to teach with passion and empathy in the hopes to effectively impact the learner. My mission is to promote positive learning, to spark further enthusiasm to create a strong foundation for lifelong learning to all students.

Courses Taught:
DHG 115 Medical-Dental Emergencies
DHG 230 Pain Management in Dental Hygiene
DHG 233 Clinical Dental Hygiene III
DHG 237 Dental Materials
DHG 242 Clinical Dental Hygiene IV
DHG 244 Oral Health in the Community

Certified Dental Assistant
Registered Dental Hygienist (RI, MA)
Permit in Local Anesthesia (RI, MA)

American Dental Hygienists’ Association
American Dental Assistants’ Association
Rhode Island Dental Hygienists’ Association
Rhode Island Dental Assistants’ Association

Family Circle Magazine, community service and volunteerism, August 2010
BCC Service Learning Faculty Award, 2009
URI Student Excellence Award, 2000

Educational Theory