MSU seeks to train dentists for rural Montana

People living in many of Montana’s rural communities and on Native American reservations have no dentists, a problem Montana State University is working to solve.


MSU is working with the University of Washington’s Regional Initiatives in Dental Education (RIDE) program to bring dental students from the Spokane-based program to train in Montana’s rural and Native American communities.


MSU Provost Bob Mokwa gave the Board of Regents a progress report on the RIDE program at their recent meeting in Bozeman. The regents approved the RIDE curriculum in January 2018.