Dental Health Aide Therapist Practitioner DHATP

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 Practitioner Certification

All Dental Health Aides earn certification from the Alaska Community Health Aide Program Certification Board.

DHATP Credentialing Guidelines

SAMPLE Letter of Recommendation for DHATP

Send credentialing documents as outlined in Credentialing Guidelines above to ADTEP via email:

Completed applications will be forwarded by the ADTEP Administrative Team to the CHAPCB Department.

CHAPCB Applications

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 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:


Mailing address:

Community Health Aide Program Certification Board
c/o Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
4115 Ambassador Drive, 3rd Floor
Anchorage, Alaska 99508