Dental Health Aide Therapists: Investing in Our People
Learn how tribal communities in Alaska brought dental therapists to their communities and the health and financial impact it has had.
Bonnie’s story: How a dental therapist cares for her community
Bonnie Johnson is part of a new wave of front-line dental professionals who are dramatically improving the way dental care is delivered.
Dr. Larry Hill – Dental Access Now! | UHCAN Ohio
Dr. Larry Hill discusses how dental therapists could help bring quality dental care to more children and families across Ohio.
Why Are Dental Therapy Programs A Good Fit For Community Colleges?
Questions addressed in this fact sheet include (but are not limited to): How do dental therapists increase access to oral health in underserved communities? Why are dental therapy programs a good fit for community colleges? What value do dental therapists bring to communities?
Mid-Level Dental Providers: Expanding Care to Every Community
Mid-level providers are critical to expanding access to dental care. Working with dentists and hygienists they help provide preventive and routine dental services, oral health education and a dental home in underserved communities.
Working with Dental Therapists — Dr. Frank Catalanotto | Pew
Dr. Frank Catalanotto explains how dental therapists can help dentists serve Medicaid patients.
Working with Dental Therapists — Dr. Powers | Pew
Dr. John T. Powers, DDS, a private-practice dentist in Montevideo, MN, describes working with a dental therapist.
Excellent Training Effective Supervision – Preparing Dental Therapists to Work with Patients
This video provides an overview of the education and training dental therapists receive.
A review of the global literature on dental therapists
An extensive review of the literature documenting care provided by dental therapists and clinical outcomes worldwide indicates that they offer safe, effective dental care to children.