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More Dental Hygienists in Arkansas Seek to Operate Independently

David Monteith
Dental hygienist Malinda Gamut at a private dental practice in Little Rock.

Experts say dental hygienists are starting to fill a critical gap in oral health care in Arkansas, given the state has a shortage of dentists, especially in low-income rural districts. David Monteith with Arkansas Public Media reports on the trend and laws.

David Monteith is a reporter for KUAR news.
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