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Tribes and Tribal Organizations Implementation of Dental Health Aide Therapy

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National Indian Health Board
Jul 20, 2020

Brett Weber


The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) will provide grants for projects that implement dental therapy in Tribal communities in states that have a legal mechanism for dental therapists to practice within the Indian Health System.


Applicants must be either a unit of government or a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that meets the following criteria:

  • A federally recognized Tribe or a Tribal organization
  • Have a strong interest and/or demonstrated commitment to increasing the access and quality of oral health services
  • Be in a state that has a legal mechanism for dental therapists to practice within the Indian health system
Geographic coverage
Available in 12 states.
Amount of funding

Three grants up to $25,000 each will be awarded.

The project period will run for 6 months, from September 1, 2020 to February 28, 2021.

Application process

Complete the application form and email it to Brett Weber.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Dental workforce · Oral health · Alaska · Arizona · Connecticut · Idaho · Maine · Michigan · Minnesota · Montana · Nevada · New Mexico · Vermont · Washington

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