Registered Dental Hygienists in California: Regional Labor Market Chart Book


Elizabeth Mertz, Tim Bates

Nov. 01, 2008

Registered dental hygienists (RDHs) focus on providing critical preventive and therapeutic dental hygiene services for the population of California. The labor market for dental hygienists is responsive to variations in multiple factors at the local level. This study explores the labor market for the California dental hygiene workforce at a regional level, providing policy makers, professionals and educators an unprecedented look at local labor market dynamics which contribute to the provision of preventive dental care.