Dental health for the poor is a big problem in Washington state. Some see dental therapists as a route to less expensive care. But the powerful state dentists association has thwarted efforts to allow the therapists.
A new bill in Vermont could grow the ranks of people who can provide affordable, high-quality dental care.
First of two televised PBS NewsHour stories on America's dental care crisis. The lack of access to dental care is a problem that affects millions of Americans. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports.
Appendices to an evaluation of the Dental Health Aide Therapist Workforce model in Alaska.
This full report reviews steps that policymakers may consider to improve oral health access for underserved communities.
Based on a review of program evaluations and interviews with community-based oral health experts, program administrators, providers, policymakers, and researchers.