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.
Providing evidence for expanding the dental care workforce
The report reviews the history and practice of dental therapists in 54 countries ranging from the United States to Malaysia. According to the report, dental therapists provide technically competent, safe and effective care, while also improving access to care.