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Dental Therapy is Here to Stay: ADTEP Becomes First Dental Therapy Education Program to Receive CODA Accreditation
Ground-breaking decision represents an important milestone in the movement and opens the door for other dental therapy educational programs to follow.
Adapting to Coronavirus, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community Dental Therapists Provide Outdoor Dental Care
When the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community’s dental clinic had to limit patient visits due to COVID-19, staff shifted to providing outdoor dental services. It's enabled them to provide more care for the community.
Bipartisan Support for Dental Therapy Grows
Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force Endorses Dental Therapists
Dental Therapists’ Diverse Skillset Helps Meet the Challenge of Providing Dental Care During a Pandemic
With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, dental therapists have shown that they can uniquely step in and provide care that otherwise might not occur.
Protecting Oral Health Benefits in a Post-pandemic World
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a two-part blog on COVID-19 and health equity.
COVID-19 & Racism Exacerbating Existing Health & Oral Health Inequities
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a two-part blog on COVID-19 and health equity.
Access to Dental Therapy Education Matters to Our Communities
Dental therapy not only brings cost-effective oral health care to underserved communities, it also creates good-paying, local job opportunities
Underserved Communities Need Innovative Oral Health Strategies Now More Than Ever
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought even more attention to the health disparities of vulnerable populations and we must continue to act.
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