REPOST: Swinomish become first tribe in the Lower 48 to use dental therapists to address oral health crisis in Indian Country

SWINOMISH, Washington – Leading the effort to address the oral health crisis in Indian Country, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community on Monday became the first tribe in the Lower 48 states to employ a dental therapist to provide basic oral health services.

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By David Richey, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, posted on Friday January 8, 2016
Swinomish, oral health care, Indian Country, dental health, dental therapist
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