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Dispelling Myths About Dental Therapy

Dental therapy legislation keeps moving across the country with 13 states and several Tribal nations implementing this member of the oral health workforce. Dental therapists are working in Tribal clinics in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.1,2…

Dental Therapy Marches Forward

What a strange year it has been. At its start, who would have guessed we’d see the rise of a global pandemic and its devastating effects on the American economy and the health of its people. But even in the darkest times, there are always…

Dental Therapy Timeline

This timeline demonstrates the progression of dental therapy from its beginnings in the tribal lands of Alaska to its current adoption or consideration in more than a dozen states. Results Alaska native communities with dental…

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