Ambrosia Brody has served as managing editor at Belmont Publications, inc. since 2016. With a breadth of experience in writing and developing editorial content, Brody is integral to the publication of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, Decisions in Dentistry, and the company’s digital and social media platforms. She holds a Master of Arts in Communication from California State University, Fullerton, and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of La Verne.
As the need for greater access to oral health care continues to increase in low-income and rural communities across the United States, so has the demand for states to recognize the role dental therapists play on an oral health care team.
A high number of low-income students ages 6 to 11 (6.5 million) are lacking dental sealants due in part to state-based regulations and policies that limit or prohibit dental hygienists from sealing children’s teeth at schools, a recent Pew…