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Dental Therapists: Good for Oral Health, Good for Washington

Created on: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 7:13am

Dental therapists will provide care to rural, low-income, and Tribal communities; communities of color; and patients who are publicly insured or uninsured.   Currently, these communities and patients are not being adequately served by dentists—if at all. Read more.

Fact Sheet: Dental Therapists are Right for Washington

Created on: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 11:34pm

Answers to five commonly asked questions about dental therapists—with a summary of findings on the work of dental therapists in Minnesota. Read the full paper.

Fact Sheet: Oral Health Matters

Created on: Friday, January 15, 2016 - 1:36pm

For too long, oral health has gone unrecognized as integral to overall health. Too many Washingtonians do not have access to routine and preventive oral health care. Read more.


Our 2016 Legislative Agenda

Created on: Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 11:47am


End Childhood Hunger

Here in Washington, one in five children lives in a household that doesn’t have enough to eat. Childhood food insecurity disproportionately impacts children of color, and it undermines a child’s educational progress. Fight childhood hunger, including strategies to increase family economic security such as restoring Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.


Invest in Early Learning