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Community Health Aide Program

Welcome to the Alaska Dental Health Aide Program website!  The purpose of this site is to provide accurate information regarding the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium's (ANTHC) Community Health Aide Program (CHAP). The CHAP is a congressionally authorized program exclusively for use in Alaska and is authorized in the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (Section 121, 25 U.S.C. 1616l). The Dental Health Aide Program, a component of the CHAP, is designed to address the oral health needs of Alaska Natives in rural settings. Information on this site is factual in nature and is meant to help the reader develop a basic understanding of the program. The four categories of dental health aides work under the supervision of licensed dentists. For additional information on the CHAP program contact:

For additional information on the Alaska Dental Health Aide Program, contact:

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