Expanding the Dental Team in North Dakota
Examines the use of Dental Therapists to meet the need for
oral healthcare in North Dakota. Discusses dental
accreditation, policy, licensing, training, education, and
reimbursement for care in North Dakota. Also provides an
overview of states that have implemented dental therapy.
Author(s): Schroeder, S.
Date: September 2016
Type: Fact Sheet
Social Factors Affecting Pediatric Oral Health in North Dakota
Identifies youth in North Dakota who do and do not have the appropriate knowledge and resources necessary to practice good oral hygiene. Discusses contributing factors to overall oral health, such as consumption of soda or sugary drinks, brushing habits, and access to oral healthcare supplies.