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Working with Dental Therapists – Jeff Bartleson | Children’s Dental Services

Jeff Bartleson, manager of a Minnesota dental clinic, talks about the acceptance of dental therapists in Minnesota, the use of a dental therapist in his office, and the future of dental therapy.

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Dr. Donald Berwick discusses the successes and promise of including Dental Therapists on the Oral Health team

This videotaped message from Dr. Donald Berwick, Senior fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, was presented on January 23, 2017 within the Community Catalyst Dental Access Project webinar: "Patient Health: How dental therapists can improve health outcomes"

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Letter: IHS Letter to Tribal Leaders on CHAP Expansion

On June 1, 2016, Ms. Mary Smith, Principal Deputy Director, Indian Health Service (IHS), issued a letter to Tribal Leaders to initiate a Tribal Consultation to seek input on a policy statement describing the intention of the IHS to create a national Community Health Aide Program.

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You don’t need to be a dentist to fill a cavity

Reason.com's Eric Boehm writes that midlevel 'dental therapists' can care for underserved Medicaid patents—but dentists see competition.

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Bringing Dental Therapists to Kansas

The Dental Therapist model is ideal for Kansas and its economy. By utilizing dental therapists, we can grow businesses, ensure that Kansans have access to regular dental care and save money.

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Columbus Dispatch: Many older adults can’t afford to see a dentist and suffer the consequences of poor oral health

Access to dental care is the No.1 unmet health need for low income adults in Ohio, said David Maywhoor, director of Universal Health Care Action Network Ohio’s program to increase access to dental care.