Dentists and Oral Health

With more than 20 years of expertise, Healthforce Center is at the forefront of research insights into the oral health workforce. Our studies include research on emerging models of oral health care, diversity in dentistry, and scope of practice.

Publications

Tracking Workforce Diversity in Dentistry: Importance, Methods, and Challenges

Concern abounds about whether the health care workforce is sufficient to meet changing demands spurred by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

What Predicts Attitudes Toward New Workforce Models Among Underrepresented Minority Dentists?

What predicts attitudes toward new workforce models among underrepresented minority dentists? National Oral Health Conference.

The Demand for Health Care Workers Post-ACA

Concern abounds about whether the health care workforce is sufficient to meet changing demands spurred by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).