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Dental therapists can increase Floridians’ access to care. SB 604 and HB 961 are measures in the Florida Legislature that establish licensure for dental therapists. Tell your legislator you support SB 604 and HB 961.
Dental therapists are formally educated and provide care under the supervision of dentists, similar to how physicians assistants work in doctors' offices.
Dental therapists can perform routine procedures in an office, school or community center, providing help to those who may not have regular access to dental care.
Dental therapists will increase access and lower overall costs of dental care in Florida.