The Minnesota Department of Health released a report in 2015 on the dental therapy workforce in the state. Read the report.
Resource Category: Publications: Oral Health Providers
The Journal of Dental Education published a study examining the financial impact of dental therapists on Federally Qualified Health Center dental clinics treating children and on private general dental practices treating children and adults. Read the study.
A report was developed through a partnership between the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Metropolitan State University and Normandale Community College, and MS Strategies for the Minnesota Department of Health. The report focuses on a narrative review of available literature to better understand the characteristics of dental therapists and the contributions these mid-level providers … Continued
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation published a review of dental therapists in the context of the movement to add dental therapists to the oral health workforce in the U.S. Read the report.
The Minnesota Board of Dentistry released a report outlining the early impacts of dental therapists in the state. Read the report.
The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials put together the Scope of Practice Toolkit that addresses key concepts regarding modifying the scope of practice of various health care and other practitioners in public health emergency response activities. Vist the ASTHO website and see the toolkit.