Far too many Oregonians — including tens of thousands of Oregon kids — don’t have access to basic dental care. More than 1 million Oregonians live in an area with a shortage of dentists.
WHAT: Dental-focused health fair with community resources, oral-health education, dental-themed games, free lunch for children, snacks for all ages, give-aways and tours of the Wallace Dental Clinic.
The Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board is asking the Oregon Health Authority to approve a pilot project allowing dental therapists to treat members of two Coos Bay tribes -- the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua & Siuslaw Indians Dental Clinic and the Coquille Indian Tribe's
OPINION -- Last week’s headline and article, “Oregon Ranks at the Bottom in Oral Health,” made three main points.
It’s the issue that spurred Republican Rep. Cedric R. Hayden to follow his father, former Rep. Cedric L. Hayden, into politics, just as he had followed him into dentistry.
January 26, 2012 -- Kaiser Permanente announced today the Kaiser Permanente HIV Challenge to help health care providers nationwide improve health equity for people living with HIV by increasing access to HIV care and improving health outcomes.