Our Campaign For All New Mexicans

Who are we?

The New Mexico Dental Therapist Coalition works to expand access to dental care for underserved New Mexicans by authorizing dental therapists in our state. Join our effort to end New Mexico's oral health care crisis! 

Statewide Coalition of Endorsers

The New Mexico Dental Therapist Coalition is co-lead by Health Action New Mexico and New Mexico Voices for Children.

 

Organizations:

  • AARP New Mexico
  • Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board
  • Alta Mira Family Services, Inc.
  • Americans for Indian Opportunity
  • Casa Barelas
  • Center for Civic Policy
  • Center for Native American Youth
  • Centro Sávila
  • Church Women United—New Mexico
  • City of Santa Fe
  • Concilio CDS, Inc. – Las Cruces
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Care in Your Home, Inc.
  • Des Moines School Health Advisory Council
  • District 1199 Union of Hospital & Health Care Employees
  • Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council
  • El Pueblo Health Services - Bernalillo
  • Elev8 New Mexico
  • Family Promise of ABQ
  • Health Action New Mexico
  • Health Care Not Warfare Action Team
  • Heart Is Home Cooperative Care
  • Interfaith Worker Justice
  • Lutheran Advocacy Ministry of New Mexico
  • Native American Professional Parent Resources
  • Native Health Initiative
  • Navajo Nation
  • New Mexico Alliance for Retired Americans
  • New Mexico Alliance School-Based Health Care
  • New Mexico American Federation Of Teachers
  • New Mexico American Federation of Teachers Retirees
  • New Mexico Association of Counties
  • New Mexico Caregivers Coalition
  • New Mexico Center on Law & Poverty
  • New Mexico Conference of Churches
  • New Mexico First
  • New Mexico Health Resources
  • New Mexico Intertribal Community Services Council
  • New Mexico League of United Latin American Citizens
  • New Mexico Primary Care Association
  • New Mexico Public Health Association
  • New Mexico Telehealth Alliance
  • New Mexico Voices for Children
  • Nizhoni Smiles Dental Clinic – Shiprock
  • Northern New Mexico College – Española
  • OLE New Mexico
  • Place Matters
  • Pueblo of Kewa/Santo Domingo Health Board
  • Pueblo of Tesuque
  • RESULTS - Santa Fe
  • Rio Arriba Community Health Council
  • Rio Arriba County Health and Human Services
  • Rio Grande Foundation
  • Santa Fe Community College
  • Santa Fe County
  • Southwest Women’s Law Center
  • Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
  • Ten Southern Pueblo Governors Association
  • Tierra del Sol – Las Cruces
  • Union County General Hospital
  • Union County Health Alliance
  • Union County Network – Clayton
  • Women’s Intercultural Center – Anthony
  • YDI-Elev8 (Youth Development. Inc.)

 

Individuals

  • William H. Johnson, Jr., Fmr. NM Cabinet Secretary for Dept. of Human Services
  • Alfredo Vigil, MD FAAP, Fmr. NM Cabinet Secretary for Dept. of Health
  • Lionel Candelaria, DDS, OMFS - ABQ
  • Jeremiah Dye, DDS – First Choice Dental Director (FQHC)- ABQ
  • Davis Gauntt, DDS –NM Smiles Mobile Dental Clinic
  • Bob Giannini, DDS – Fmr. NM Dental Board Chair, ABQ
  • Dale Jenkins, DDS – La Familia Dental Director (FQHC) - Santa Fe
  • Peter Jensen DDS, MS, MPH, Former Program Director, UNM Dental Residency
  • Patricio Larragoite, DDS – Cochiti, Santa Fe
  • Bill Niendorff, DDS - ABQ
  • Howard Rhoads, DDS – Artesia
  • Ronald J. Romero, DDS, Fmr. NM Dept. of Health Dental Director, Private practice dentist – Santa Fe
  • Arturo Siñeros, DDS – El Centro Family Health (FQHC) – Española, Peñasco, Las Vegas
  • Esmael Valdez, DDS – Las Vegas
  • Javier Aceves, MD, Pediatrician - ABQ
  • Harris Silver, MD
  • William H. Wiese, MD, MPH, Ret. UNM faculty; Fmr. NM DOH Public Health Division Director