Alaska’s dental therapists are bringing back smiles
As part of a community-led solution from the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, dental therapists are filling the unmet oral health needs in Alaska. Meet Conan Murat, one of the first dental therapists in Alaska.
Children Most at Risk for Oral Disease
Dental disease is the number one chronic illness among children in America. Poor children and children of color are disproportionately affected.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Supports Community-Led Efforts in Five States
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation will invest more than $16 million by 2014 in the Dental Therapist Project, which includes efforts in Kansas, New Mexico, Ohio, Vermont, and Washington.