Perspectives on the Midlevel Practitioner 2021 Supplement
As Minnesota celebrates 10 years of dental therapy, Perspectives on the Midlevel Practitioner is thrilled to offer its 8th edition in 2021. This edition showcases the growth achieved in dental therapy from expanding numbers of dental therapists in Minnesota to new legislation authorizing the profession in Oregon. Get an inside glimpse at the evidence supporting the implementation of this midlevel practitioner and the efforts of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association to improve the oral health of all Americans.
Evidence-Based Support for Dental Therapy
Advocates need to know how to refute misinformation in the efforts to improve access to care with this provider.
By Frank Catalanotto, DMD
Dental Therapy Milestone
By Colleen M. Brickle, EdD, RDH
By Amy Coplen, RDH, EPDH, MS; Gail Aamodt, RDH, EPDH, MS; and Lisa Rowley, RDH, MS
Update from the ADHA
By Ann Lynch