[published: 06/08/2017 in Career Development]
[published: 05/25/2017 in Legislative Updates]
Today at the Ohio Statehouse, Senator Peggy Lehner (R-Dayton) and Senator Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) joined dentists and advocates to discuss dental access in Ohio and to describe how Senate Bill 98 (SB98), the Dental Therapist Bill, will help improve access to needed dental care. SB98, a bill cosponsored by Senators Lehner and Thomas, would allow dental therapists to practice in Ohio’s...
[published: 03/29/2017 in Career Development]
[published: 03/23/2017 in Legislative Updates]
New bill seeks improved oral health outcomes in Ohio’s most underserved communities; creating better access and jobs.
Senators Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering) and Cecil Thomas (D-Cincinnati) have introduced Senate Bill 98 (SB 98) that would create a mid-level dental provider called a Dental Therapist and decrease restrictions on the scope of practice for licensed dental hygienists seeking to...
[published: 03/14/2017 in Legislative Updates]
Our continued efforts are paying off. Legislation to authorize dental therapists and dental hygienist therapists was introduced last year and will be reintroduced soon.
Across the country, momentum is building around solutions to the oral health care crisis. Let’s bring that energy to Ohio!
• Dental therapists are being employed effectively in Alaska and Minnesota, and soon they will...