Valerie Davidson: The Impact of Dental Therapists in Alaska
Access to routine dental care should be a right, not a privilege.
Matthew Thorpe – Dental Access Now!
Matthew Thorpe, Columbus resident, shares his story of the difficulties of getting dental care while homeless.
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.
Working with Dental Therapists – Dental Therapist Christy Jo Fogarty | Pew
Christy Jo Fogarty, an advanced dental therapist at a non-profit clinic in Minnesota, describes working with patients and how she interacts with her supervising dentist.
Stories of Inadequate Care
Dental disease is the number one chronic illness among children in America. Poor children and children of color are disproportionately affected.
Cathy Smathers – Dental Access Now! | UHCAN Ohio
Cathy Smathers, clinic director of Townhall II in Kent Ohio shares what it’s like to work with people who are suffering from lack of dental care access.
Rowena Ventura – Dental Access Now! | UHCAN Ohio
Rowena Ventura, an advocate with We Are the Uninsured, shares a personal story of a close friend and her son who have suffered from lack of dental access.
Valerie Perkins – Dental Access Now! | UHCAN Ohio
Valerie Perkins, Cincinnati resident, talks about the effects of poor dental health on her overall health.
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