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@HealthActionNM RT @KaiserFamFound: #Medicaid and #CHIP cover over half of children of color https://t.co/ZlXQpRDyXN https://t.co/a73d6GZUci 3 weeks 6 hours ago Reply Retweet Favorite
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@HealthActionNM RT @sarahkliff: Over the weekend, Congress let the funding for CHIP (which covers 9 million kids) lapse. Kids in dark blue states most at r… 3 weeks 6 hours ago Reply Retweet Favorite
@HealthActionNM RT @KaiserFamFound: If #CHIP isn't reauthorized, 10 states project they will run out of existing fed CHIP funding by end of 2017 https://t.… 3 weeks 6 hours ago Reply Retweet Favorite
@HealthActionNM CORRECTION: 70+ dental therapists now practice in Minnesota, with 47% practicing in rural areas. https://t.co/wTSj0IZ7Co 3 weeks 2 days ago Reply Retweet Favorite
@HealthActionNM Thanks for tuning in! Please RT to raise awareness about #dentaltherapists! 3 weeks 3 days ago Reply Retweet Favorite
@HealthActionNM Elizabeth said being a #dentaltherapist is rewarding, day-in and day-out. 3 weeks 3 days ago Reply Retweet Favorite
@HealthActionNM Elizabeth was on site at a school and found that a child had an abscessed tooth. Called the parent and got consent to treat the issue. 3 weeks 3 days ago Reply Retweet Favorite
@HealthActionNM Parents are so grateful when they're able to finally get an appointment after never being able to get an appointment with a dentist. 3 weeks 3 days ago Reply Retweet Favorite
@HealthActionNM Dental therapists have made the mobile dentistry model more affordable. 3 weeks 3 days ago Reply Retweet Favorite
@HealthActionNM Elizabeth uses teledentistry to keep in touch with her supervising dentist to work together to decide treatment plans. 3 weeks 3 days ago Reply Retweet Favorite
@HealthActionNM Elizabeth said she's in a different type of site almost every day. Head starts, WIC offices, public health clinics, rural settings. 3 weeks 3 days ago Reply Retweet Favorite
@HealthActionNM Dental therapists work in 600 settings throughout the state. 3 weeks 3 days ago Reply Retweet Favorite
@HealthActionNM Studies show dental therapy is addressing the barriers to care & providing safe, quality care. 3 weeks 3 days ago Reply Retweet Favorite
@HealthActionNM 70 dental therapists now practice in rural settings, with 47% practicing in rural areas. 3 weeks 3 days ago Reply Retweet Favorite
@HealthActionNM Because dental therapists do procedures over-and-over, they become very good at providing those services. 3 weeks 3 days ago Reply Retweet Favorite
@HealthActionNM Elizabeth says the dental therapy training was rigorous, with a big focus on clinical training and public health. 3 weeks 3 days ago Reply Retweet Favorite
@HealthActionNM Elizabeth was doing community-based preventive care. In rural areas, it was difficult to be unable to do anything if restoration was needed. 3 weeks 3 days ago Reply Retweet Favorite

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