Dental Health Aide Therapist DHAT
Dental Health Aide Therapists/Practitioners (DHAT/DHATPs) receive three academic years of education through the Iḷisaġvik College/ANTHC Alaska Dental Therapy Educational Program or another Commission on Dental Accreditation accredited program. DHATs can provide diagnosis and treatment planning, cleanings, sealants, fillings and extractions.
Dental Health Aide Therapist Certification
All Dental Health Aides earn certification from the Alaska Community Health Aide Program Certification Board.
The CHAPCB office receives, screens and tracks all applications for certification. The Board currently meets three times a year, meeting dates are posted on the https://akchap.org website. Formal action to approve/deny applications is during regular Board meetings.
Applications may be submitted in an electronically scanned format or by hard copy.
Submit applications by email or hardcopy to:
Community Health Aide Program Certification Board
c/o Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
4115 Ambassador Drive, 3rd Floor
Anchorage, Alaska 99508