Where Native tribes and organizations have passed resolutions of support for Dental Health Aide Therapists (March 2016).
Washington Sen. McCoy urges state lawmakers to authorize dental therapists to practice.
As part of a community-led solution from the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, dental therapists are filling the unmet oral health needs in Alaska. Meet Conan Murat, one of the first dental therapists in Alaska.
Learn how tribal communities in Alaska brought dental therapists to their communities and the health and financial impact it has had.
Mid-level providers are critical to expanding access to dental care. Working with dentists and hygienists they help provide preventive and routine dental services, oral health education and a dental home in underserved communities.
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.