Proposed Change In Dental Care Workforce Losing Steam

On Thursday, the New Hampshire State Senate is scheduled to vote on a bill that’s getting a lot of attention in the dental community. The measure would expand the role of some hygienists. Advocates say this could help increase access in the state

Senator Peggy Gilmour is lead sponsor of this year’s bill.

“Everybody goes to the dentist. I said to my colleagues, the pressure on you not to support this bill can be powerful, because we are talking about people who literally have the power to pull your teeth out.”