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Reducing Barriers to Dental Therapy in Connecticut

Health Policy/Advocacy
Organization: Connecticut Oral Health Initiative
Grant: $5,000
Grant Year: 2021
County: Litchfield
State: CT

This second year of funding supports a stipend for a Health Policy Fellow that works to persuade the Connecticut General Assembly to make a law that eliminates the barriers to dental therapy education and vocation. Dental therapy is a sustainable workforce solution for remaining and maintaining a robust safety-net to meet oral health needs.