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.
Providing evidence for expanding the dental care workforce – Overview
A review of more than 1,100 documents on dental care provided all over the world indicates that mid-level providers such as dental therapists could greatly expand access to care, especially for children.
A review of the global literature on dental therapists – Executive Summary
This executive summary documents evidence that dental therapists can effectively expand access to dental care, especially for children, and is technically competent, safe and effective.
Oral Health Quality Improvement in the Age of Accountability
A new report funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the DentaQuest Institute outlines an approach to expand the oral health quality improvement effort through data collection, accountability and new ways of delivering oral health care.
Executive Summary: Oral Health Quality Improvement in the Era of Accountability
This is an executive summary of the report, Oral Health Quality Improvement in the Era of Accountability.
The State of Children’s Dental Health: Making Coverage Matter
A report by Pew Center on the States, W.K. Kellogg Foundation and DentaQuest Foundation
Alaska Dental Therapist Program: Evaluation Summary
The first major independent evaluation of the Alaska dental therapist program found that dental therapists in Alaska are providing safe, competent, appropriate dental services.
Alaska Dental Therapist Program: RTI Appendices
Appendices to an evaluation of the Dental Health Aide Therapist Workforce model in Alaska.