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Oral Health Outcomes for Alaska Native Communities Served by Dental Therapists Better Than for Those Without, Study Finds
August 11, 2017
BETHEL, Alaska, Aug. 11 -- The Rasmuson Foundation issued the following news release:

Children had lower rates of tooth extractions and more preventive care in Alaska Native communities served frequently by Dental Health Aide Therapists (DHATs) than residents in communities not receiving any DHAT services, according to a new study released by the University of Washington.

The study, led by Donald Chi, DDS, PhD and funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts, Rasmuson Foundation . . .

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