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Native Oral Health in New Mexico

Dental therapists are helping to meet the oral health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Learn more about New Mexico's efforts.

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Native Oral Health in North Dakota

Dental therapists are helping to meet the oral health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Learn more about North Dakota's efforts.

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Native Oral Health in Michigan

Dental therapists are helping to meet the oral health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Learn more about Michigan's efforts.

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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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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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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.