What is a Dental Therapist?

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A dental therapist is similar to a nurse practitioner and works under the supervision of the dentist. They can travel all over the state to help people who may have trouble accessing dental care, such as children or seniors.

In this video, see how Christy Jo is making a difference when it comes to dental health and why more U.S. states are authorizing dental therapists.

Watch the video to learn more about dental therapy: http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/multimedia/video/2018/what-is-a-dental-therapist?utm_campaign=2018-02-06+Special+Dental&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Pew

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