Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation
I am originally from Togiak and worked as a dental assistant for the past five years before starting DHAT training. I want to give back to my community by providing dental services that are deeply needed in my village. I believe it would be a positive opportunity not only for the children, but for the adults, as well, to establish a “dental home” and get to know the provider one-on-one. It would build their trust and confidence in getting a “check-up” without fear.
Gracie NelsonBethel, AK
“I’ve been coming to the Bethel Clinic for two months now. It didn’t take long for me to get an appointment in Bethel, like the same day. Growing up in the village we always had to travel to Bethel to get our dental work done. Back then they didn’t have enough providers. Today the DHATs are able to go into the village and do that work there.”