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Ceremony celebrates dental aide program

...Rural Alaskans swapped stories of rural dentistry woes on Friday at a ceremony celebrating Alaska's new dental health aide therapist program. Sound off on the important issues at The program is the first of its kind in the United States and...
Alaska's dental health aides face opposition in Washington

...and does other routine procedures. There's just one catch: Woods is not a licensed dentist. She's a dental health aide therapist trained in New Zealand, and her job is causing some controversy in Washington, D.C. Some members of Congress...
SEARHC honors community health aides, practitioners

...closely with physicians based at regional hospitals in the Alaska Tribal Health System. A few years ago, the Dental Health Aide/Therapist program was created to provide basic dental services in Alaska villages, with dental health therapists providing...
Consortium offers home dental screenings to Klawock elders

KLAWOCK - SEARHC Dental Health Aide Therapist Dan Kennedy - who works at the Alicia Roberts Medical Center in Klawock - and ARMC dental assistant Chelsie Hobart will offer a...
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