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UW rural dentistry program helping to fill vital need across Washington

School of Dentistry to double number of RIDE graduates, meeting demand in small and underserved [...]

Dental Hygienist Survey Now Open! 

Calling all dental hygienists!  We’re conducting a study to better understand the dental hygienist workforce [...]

Dental care is in crisis. But it’s also a moment of opportunity

Many dental professionals left the workforce during the last few years, citing the pandemic as [...]

Skagit Valley College receives $1 Million Grant to enhance Dental Therapy Program

Skagit Valley College recently received a $1 million grant from Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies (MACP) [...]

Health leaders discuss efforts to recruit diverse students to Washington’s healthcare workforce

Supplementing Washington’s healthcare workforce will require creative recruiting efforts that attract youths from a wide [...]

Can Dental Therapists Ease the Dentist Shortage?

Many Americans lack proper access to dental care. Could creating more dental therapists—clinicians who have [...]

New laws aim to bolster Washington’s dental workforce, particularly among hygienists

Lawmakers passed several new dental reform laws during the session, including House Bill 1466, which [...]