Brighter Smiles, Brighter Lives: Alaska Native Dental Program Model for Nation
Jun 12, 2014 - Now in its 10th year, Alaska’s Dental Health Aide Therapist (DHAT) program has a total of 32 midlevel dental providers that are available to serve in tribal communities throughout the state, according to Indian Country Today Media Network(AK). The DHAT program makes dental care accessible to more than 40,000 Alaska Natives in rural areas where before 87 percent of 4- and 5-year–olds and 91 percent of 12- to 15-year-olds suffered with tooth decay.
Source: Indian Country Today Media Network view details
Last Updated: 6/12/2014
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