Pamela Blackwell

KUNM Local
8:55 am
Wed May 18, 2011

Commentary: Dental Therapist Model Could Increase Basic Dental Care in NM

Albuquerque, NM – Thousands of New Mexicans lack access to affordable dental care. Earlier this year, Representative Dennis Roch sponsored a proposal to address the shortages by creating a new category of dental providers. It didn't pass, but commentator Pamela Blackwell says it's a good sign that lawmakers are finally starting to talk about how to help people get good care for their teeth.

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