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Curriculum for ANTHC's Alaska Dental Therapy Educational Program

Alaska Dental Therapy Educational Program
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Alaska Dental Therapy Educational Curriculum
The Alaska Dental Therapy (ADTEP) Educational Program is a 2-year program that provides students with the educational experiences necessary to become oral health providers. ADTEP students attend classes in Anchorage during their first year of education. The curriculum for the first year (40 weeks) includes:

  • Biological Science – 30 percent
  • Social Science – 10 percent
  • Pre-clinic – 40 percent
  • Clinic – 20 percent

Students relocate to Yuut Elitnaurviat, The People’s Learning Center, in Bethel for the second year (39 weeks). The curriculum includes:

  • Biological Science – 15 percent
  • Social Science – 7 percent
  • Pre-clinic – 0 percent
  • Clinic – 78 percent

ADTEP Application
2015-2016 DHAT Academic Calendar – Anchorage
2015-2016 DHAT Academic Calendar – Bethel
ADTEP Curriculum
ADTEP Instructors

Meet our Current ADTEPs

Applying to the ADTEP Educational Program
The Alaska Dental Therapy Educational Program is seeking new applicants for the 2016-2018 cohort. Accepted applicants are required to obtain sponsorship with a Tribal health organization, with placement assistance available from ANTHC. More details are available here.

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