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.
Limited access to dental care is causing pain and disease. What can American Indians do to bring dental care to their communities? This special edition of Indian Country Today highlights native solutions to the oral health crisis such as dental health aide therapists.
This video describes the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s long-time commitment to oral health equity and diversity in the oral health profession
An assessment of the oral health of 292 Oglala Lakota residents of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota looks at dental issues, periodontal disease, oral lesions and need for dental care.
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.