The New York University College of Dentistry announced June 23 that it received a nearly $2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to train dentists and other health care providers to provide oral health care to people with disabilities and complex medical conditions.
In the venn diagram of where Black people and dentists intersect you will find me. The first thing you may notice about me is that I am a Black woman with locks; not a well-rounded, caring, well-educated, accomplished doctor.
The ADA Accelerator Series seeks to help dentists get more done in less time by getting rid of the energy-sucking tasks that may drain their lives.
“Being an undocumented individual, you live with not knowing what will happen,” Dr. Eddie Ramirez said. “But for now, I’m thankful that we’re allowed to continue.”