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Heartland Health Monitor
5:42 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Debate On Licensing Mid-Level Dental Providers in Kansas Resumes

Advocates for allowing dental hygienists with advanced training to perform a broader range of procedures in Kansas gathered Wednesday at the Statehouse.
Credit Jim McLean / KHI News Service

Advocates for allowing dental hygienists with advanced training to perform a broader range of procedures are now in their fifth year of trying to convince legislators to approve the necessary changes in state law.

Wearing bright yellow and black scarves, they rallied Wednesday morning and then headed for meetings with legislators to press their case for expanding access to services in a state where 95 of 105 counties have a shortage of dental providers .

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Health
11:23 am
Wed April 11, 2012

Registered Dental Practitioners: A New Way To Fill The Need For Dental Care?

KDHE report on Kansas dental workforce

Analysts have known for years that Kansas has a severe shortage of dentists -- and that shortage is getting worse.  

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