Minn. dentists express doubts about dental therapists

03/28/2012 | DrBicuspid.com (free registration)

Some dentists in Minnesota have doubts that the state's newly graduated midlevel providers will have much effect on access to care, according to a survey presented at a American Association for Dental Research meeting. Seventy-two percent of dentists in the state said midlevel providers, or dental therapists, would have no impact on access to care, and 45% of safety-net providers said they would hire dental therapists. "Once they're working in the community, support for them will increase," said Christine Blue, director of dental hygiene at the University of Minnesota.

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