Uncovering New Mexico’s Dental Disease Crisis
New Mexico’s dental crisis affects kids statewide. No child deserves to be in dental pain.
State dentists lobby is blocking potential source of low-cost care
Dental health for the poor is a big problem in Washington state. Some see dental therapists as a route to less expensive care. But the powerful state dentists association has thwarted efforts to allow the therapists.
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.
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.
A smart solution to Washington’s dental health care crisis
Too many Washington children, adults and seniors have no access to routine and preventive dental health care. Dentists and leaders speak up for mid-level dental health care providers for Washington State.
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.
Looking Back, Moving Forward: Improving Oral Health for All Children
This video describes the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s long-time commitment to oral health equity and diversity in the oral health profession
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.