2. Too many kids, parents and seniors in our district can’t find the dental care they need for overall health. [Add your personal story here—are you or a member of your family unable to find dental care?.] Dental therapists can help. They’re similar to nurse practitioners or physician assistants, freeing up the dentists to tackle more complex needs. House Bill 1317 authorizes dental therapists statewide, but the bill missed the Feb. 19 cutoff deadline. Will you support dental therapy to serve your constituents who are going without care?
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