Jenny Berge, our Advanced Dental Therapist at HealthFinders Faribault Clinic, has been accepted into the Minnesota Dental Therapist Loan Forgiveness Program. This is a program that is offered by the Minnesota Department of Health to help health professionals pay off their student loans while providing their skills to underserved communities. Many people have difficulty reaching the healthcare services they need, an issue that we are [...]
HealthFinders Collaborative received a donation of 1,008 toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste by Delta Dental of Minnesota as a part of their “Inspiring Smile Power” initiative. June was National Smile Month. To celebrate, Delta Dental encouraged the public to nominate deserving Minnesota and North Dakota non-profit organizations to receive up to 1,008 donated toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste. HealthFinders was among the overwhelming number of organizations nominated, and we were awarded the [...]
HealthFinders’ Advanced Dental Therapist, Jenny Berge, presented at National Dental Conference Recently HealthFinders' Advanced Dental Therapist, Jenny Berge, had the opportunity to present at the 94th Annual Conference of the American Dental Hygienist’s Association (ADHA). Jenny co-presented with Anne Lynch, the Director of Governmental Affairs, on the topic of Dental Therapy. Anne Lynch gave an overview on the accreditation standards for Dental Therapy and those states proposing legislation for a Mid-Level Oral Health Practitioner. Jenny's topic [...]
April 6, HealthFinders' dental team set up shop at Northfield's Greenvale Park Elementary School to provide an all-day dental clinic for 75 kids. Renae Blome, Dental Clinic Coordinator & Dental Hygienist, Jenny Berge, Advanced Dental Therapist, and Fausto Rodela, Dental Program Assistant, worked as a team, looking for decay, brushing and flossing the kids' teeth, [...]
Our newest team member! Click to learn about who she is and how she will dramatically expand access to dental care in Rice County.
HealthFinders is looking for an Advanced Dental Therapist who is looking for a job where they can do what they love while being surrounded by great coworkers and knowing that what they do for a living makes a huge difference in the community. We also would like them to work 32 hours a week at our Faribault [...]
On January 26, HealthFinders Collaborative held the first-ever free dental clinic at Greenvale Park Elementary School.