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Vermont Technical College

Dental Therapy Distance Education Pilot Program

Project Type: 
Education
Amount Awarded: 
$25,000
Grant Type: 
DTA Foundation
Year: 
2018

This project will feature partnerships in the state of Maine to provide a pilot distance education program for 1-2 hygienists who want to become dental therapists. This innovative training program will utilize teledentistry and other distance education resources, can be scaled or formatted for other Vermonters or out-of-state students, and can also be used for continuing education post-graduation.