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May 2, 2017
By Matthew Glans, Michael Hamilton
One solution to state oral health care provider shortages is giving dentists greater discretion to use dental therapists and dental hygienists.
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Health Care
Regulation
February 14, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines dental scope of practice laws and how Georgia could improve dental-care access by expanding scope of practice to dental therapists and hygienists.
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Health Care
April 9, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses two proposed bills in Washington that would allow dental therapists to practice as mid-level providers.
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Health Care
Employment
April 1, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examine two bills being considered in the Wisconsin General Assembly that would provide for the licensure of dental therapists.
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Health Care
Employment
March 15, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses two proposed bills in Florida that would allow dental therapists to practice as mid-level providers.
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Health Care
Employment
February 8, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Wisconsin's dental health care shortage and how mid level providers like dental therapists could help fill this gap.
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Health Care
Employment
February 26, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposed law in Idaho that would allow the Idaho Board of Dentistry to license dental therapists, a reform that could help address the state's dental health shortage.
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Health Care
Employment
May 31, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the positive effects of dental therapy expansion and how Mississippi should open its market to and license dental therapists.
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Health Care
October 11, 2018
By Charlie Katebi
In this Research & Commentary, Charles Katebi examines a proposal in Michigan that would expand access to dental care for patients in rural communities and inner cities.
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Health Care
March 1, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Heartland Institute has released a new policy brief that makes the case for expanding dental access through dental therapy, which is legal only in a handful of states.
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Health Care
 

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