Until early last year, if a child in Arizona’s juvenile detention facilities had tooth pain, dental care options were limited. Thanks to ATSU-ASDOH, these youth now receive preventive care, education about oral health and prompt treatment for dental emergencies.
Research shows a clear link between nutrition and oral health, including dental caries and gum disease. Recognizing the importance of nutrition in oral health, NYUCD covers nutrition and health promotion in its curriculum as early as the dental students’ first year.
The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents has approved Truckee Meadows Community College’s new Bachelor of Science, Dental Hygiene degree to begin in fall 2019.
The Pacific University School of Dental Hygiene Studies, in partnership with Willamette Dental Group, is pleased to announce that it submitted an application to the Oregon Health Authority to begin a dental therapy pilot project.