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Promoting Equity Through Workforce Innovations: Impact of Dental Therapy in Tribal and Indigenous Communities

This webinar discussed the historical and social contexts of oral health disparities experienced by tribal communities around the world and the evolution of dental therapy as a successful care model which supports locally representative, community-oriented, and culturally appropriate care for these populations.

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Dentistry’s Newest Profession: Expanding Access, Creating Equity, Improving Health

ntal therapists are oral health care’s newest professionals. In the same way that physician assistants work with medical teams, dental therapists are supervised by dentists and expand the reach of the dental team, which allows people to get dental care in communities that have long gone without it.

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A Grantmaker Affinity Group Informs the Field, Inspires Innovation, and Ignites Action

Early and often, health funders are asked to fund oral health. It has become clear, however, that equally, if not more essential, are investments to eliminate the systemic inequities that concentrate disease in specific populations.

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GIH Events

Promoting Equity Through Workforce Innovations: Impact of Dental Therapy in Tribal and Indigenous Communities

This webinar discussed the historical and social contexts of oral health disparities experienced by tribal communities around the world and the evolution of dental therapy as a successful care model which supports locally representative, community-oriented, and culturally appropriate care for these populations.

Read More →

Trends in Health Philanthropy: Oral Health Care Access and Equity

We should not have to make the case for oral health programming, but the reality is that the health effects of oral health disparities are not widely recognized—despite the fact that these disparities continue to be persistent and pervasive.

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GIH Events

Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: The Case for Funding Oral Health Programming

Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: The Case for Funding Oral Health Programming was held on April 18, 2019 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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A Grantmaker Affinity Group Informs the Field, Inspires Innovation, and Ignites Action

Early and often, health funders are asked to fund oral health. It has become clear, however, that equally, if not more essential, are investments to eliminate the systemic inequities that concentrate disease in specific populations.

Read More →

What’s Coming Up in 2019 for GIH and Health Philanthropy?

In 2019, there are several trends we will be following. These trends show that, in general, funders are grappling with the changing environments of service delivery, health in communities, and organizational effectiveness.

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Dentistry’s Newest Profession: Expanding Access, Creating Equity, Improving Health

ntal therapists are oral health care’s newest professionals. In the same way that physician assistants work with medical teams, dental therapists are supervised by dentists and expand the reach of the dental team, which allows people to get dental care in communities that have long gone without it.

Read More →

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