Understanding the Role of Dental Therapy in Providing Oral Healthcare in Minnesota
Learning Areas:Other professions or practice related to public health
Explain the role of dental therapists and advance dental therapists in a practice setting.
Keyword(s): Other professions or practice related to public health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Director of Governmental Affairs for the American Dental Hygienistsâ Association (ADHA) where I oversee state-level legislative activities across the country and execute and advance initiatives at the federal level to improve the publicâs oral and overall health. Prior to working at the ADHA, I served in the Minnesota State Senate from 2007-2010. I was the chief author of legislation that created the mid-level dental practitioner in Minnesota.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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