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Dentistry but dentists?

November 23, 2011
Vol: 18 No: 45

Feature

Dentistry but dentists?

by:
Aaron Burkhalter

, Staff Reporter

To assistance a poor, advocates find a new kind of caring provider

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Erik Linduska, who lives in Bethel, Alaska, a city of 6,000 on a Kuskokwim River, travels among a state’s little coastal villages, drilling, stuffing and cleaning a teeth of a children who live there.

Linduska is not a dentist. He’s approved by a state of Alaska as a dental health therapist and ventures to villages so farming no dentist has ever set adult shop.

Many of Linduska’s

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Dentists Could Fill Gap in Health Care, Study Says

THURSDAY, Dec. 15 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 20 million Americans
who see a dentist during slightest once a year don’t see a alloy or other general
health caring provider, that suggests that dentists could shade these
people for systemic health disorders, such as high blood pressure,
diabetes and heart disease, a new investigate says.

New York University investigators analyzed information from some-more than 31,200
adults who took partial in a 2008 U.S. National Health Interview
Survey.

Based on those findings, a researchers dynamic that 26 percent of
U.S. children did not see a general health caring provider (physician,Article source: http://news.yahoo.com/dentists-could-fill-gap-health-care-study-says-210409551.html

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