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Rural Alaska Program’s Success Attract Outside Dentists

By | July 26, 2011 - 6:06 pm

When it comes to dental care in Rural Alaska, the need far outweighs available care. To help solve the problem, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium began training mid-level providers or dental health aide therapists.

Six years later, a large group of dentists from the Lower 48 came to visit the Alaska-based program to see if they could mirror the efforts back home.

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