Dental coordinator program first in state
By BULLETIN STAFF REPORTS -
Patrick Henry Community College will be the first institution in the state to offer training for community dental health coordinators this fall.
The program, along with one to train dental assistants, received $60,000 over three years in a Harvest Foundation grant awarded Friday.
The community dental health coordinator is a dental team member whose primary function is preventing dental disease with an emphasis on community health worker skills, according to a Harvest Foundation news release.
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