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Nashua Telegraph: Proposal in State Senate Would Let Dental Hygienists Perform Some of the Same Duties as Your Dentist

State Sen. Peggy Gilmour, D-Hollis, said her ambitious legislation to let someone other than a dentist fill, clean and pull teeth would lower costs, expand access to care and make the profession more efficient.


In June, The Pew Charitable Trusts ranked New Hampshire as third best in the country for access to child dental care, behind only Nebraska and New Jersey. Utah and Virginia were not scored in the study.

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