Coming Soon To Massachusetts’ Dental Offices—Maybe

In a converted gas hire that is now a dental hospital in Minneapolis, Christy Jo Fogarty peers into a cap- and cavity-filled mouth of 5-year-old Valentino Cotten.

Dental therapist Christy Jo Fogarty gets prepared to inspect Valentino Cotten in Minneapolis, Minn. (Sasha Aslanian/Minnesota Public Radio)

“He’s got a small primary tooth here that does not wish to shake out,” Fogarty says to Valentino’s mom and grandmother, who are looking on.

“You’re removing so big,” Fogarty explains to Valentino. “We’ve got to make some room for those grown-up teeth.”

Fogarty is a initial “advanced dental therapist” to be protected in Minnesota given the

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