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.
Valerie Davidson: The Impact of Dental Therapists in Alaska
Access to routine dental care should be a right, not a privilege.
Naomi Petrie: A Dental Therapist Profile
The dental workforce also needs to expand, adding mid-level providers – dental therapists – to the dental team.
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"
Celebrating Native Heroes in Oral Health – Conan Murat
WKKF recognized #NativeHeroes in oral health - people and organizations working to eliminate barriers to obtaining care or working to ensure that all tribal communities have timely access to quality dental care.
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.
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.