Paula Williams lives in Spokane, Washington. She is a dental professional and co-founder of Operation Healthy Family (http://www.ohfspokane.org/), a faith-based non-profit organization that helps children get quality health care and a good education.
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August 12, 2016
As a professional in dentistry bringing urgently needed affordable care to kids and families, I’m always looking for new ways of working smartly, to get more care to more members of our community. That’s why I’d like to see public officials in Washington state authorize dental therapists. Dental therapists provide important and needed routine and preventive care to people who otherwise can’t get it. They work as part of a team in the same way that nurse practitioners or physician assistants work with doctors as part of a medical team. Their job is to provide preventive and routine care,...