Tooth Fairy Smile Drive
ICTMN Staff
1/23/16
Kristina Hyatt, Miss Native American USA 2015-16, is teaming up with America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation to reach out to Native children across the cou...
Swinomish Dental Aide Daniel Kennedy
Suzette Brewer
1/7/16
To address the significant disparity in oral health services for Native people, on Monday, January 4, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community in Washington State became the first tri...
Dental Health Aide Alaska Murat
Tanya H. Lee
6/9/15
Fifteen years ago Bill Clinton was president, our lives had not been changed forever by the destruction of the World Trade Center, and Dr...
Aliyah Chavez, Eriq Swiftwater, Autumn Harry & Danielle Finn
3/26/15

Growing up on Indian reservations we were afraid to see a dentist, afraid of having mouth pain. That wasn’t just because dentists are scary to little kids. The fear was that we would have pain and never be able to get help....

Suzy Chaffee
10/13/14
My fellow Rutland Vermont skier, Senator Jim Jeffords, passed on at age 80 in August, but his contributions live on...
Tanya H. Lee
6/12/14
Alaska’s Dental Health Aide Therapist (DHAT) program graduated five on Friday, bringing to 32 the number of midlevel dental providers available to serve in tribal communities throu...
Travis Coleman
3/12/14
MISSOULA, MONTANA—Parents will be familiar with the old adage, “do as I say, not as I do.” For me, it’s become something of a rallying cry as my partner and I try to get our toddle...
Circle of Smiles
2/20/14
Tooth decay is the nation’s most common childhood disease and the reason for over 51 million hours of school missed each year...
Kauffman Staff
2/7/13
This article was produced and provided by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. What is it like to be a dental therapist, or to work with one?...
Maxine Brings Him Back-Janis
2/7/13
This article was produced and provided by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. To get to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, you leave Rapid City, South Dakota, and drive south for 80 miles...