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PBS NewsHour | A Solution to Alaska's Rural Dental Problems? | PBS

Duration: 02:11
Program: PBS NewsHour #10192
Broadcast Date: Nov. 4, 2011

Jana Schurech is a dental health aide therapist student at the Yuut Elitnaurviat Dental Training Clinic in Bethel, Alaska. According to a recent CDC report, the rate of cavities among rural Alaska Native children is 4.5 times greater than the general population of U.S. children of the same age. We sat down with Schurech in Bethel and asked her why she decided to to become a dental therapist.

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Post Date: November 7, 2011