UTHSC launches $53M ‘Healthy Smiles’ project to increase dental care across Tennessee

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 30, 2023 6:18 PM CT | Published: March 30, 2023 5:49 PM CT

The state-funded Healthy Smiles Initiative will tackle Tennessee’s shortage of dentists and work to make dental care more readily available.


UTHSC College of Dentistry Dental Health Dr. Peter Buckley health care
Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki has spent the better part of two decades writing about Memphis. A former digital journalist for WMC Action News 5 and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News, her work has also appeared in The Commercial Appeal, High Ground News, I Love Memphis, Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, Memphis Magazine and Tri-State Defender. 


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