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Oregon Approves Coos Bay Tribes to Integrate Mid-Level Native Dental Therapists
A project that will train and employ Native Americans to perform basic oral health in their own Coos Bay-area communities has been approved by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA)...
Tribal Sovereignty and the Call for Better Oral Health
The idea of “tribal sovereignty” is not static...
Former Surgeon General Advocates New Way to Meet Dental Needs in Indian Country
Tanya H. Lee
Fifteen years ago Bill Clinton was president, our lives had not been changed forever by the destruction of the World Trade Center, and Dr...
Mercury in Fillings: Hidden Danger in Our Own Mouths
My fellow Rutland Vermont skier, Senator Jim Jeffords, passed on at age 80 in August, but his contributions live on...
Teaching Oral Health Habits to Kids Can Benefit Parents Too
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...
A Law Backing Tribal Sovereignty Is Answer to Expanding Oral Health
The challenge in health care can be boiled down to two ideas: Improve the quality and cut the costs. It’s a fact that the U.S...
Supporting Culturally Sensitive Oral Health in Indian Country
The expanse of land we now know as Massachusetts, Martha’s Vineyard and a small portion of Rhode Island was once home to a healthy, thriving community of thousands of American Indi...
Voices from the Field
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?...
A Lakota Sioux Dental Hygienist Goes Home
Maxine Brings Him Back-Janis
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...
Diabetics Need to Pay Extra Close Attention to Their Teeth and Gums
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