Dental Education and Factors Associated with Medicaid Pediatric Dental Education

Children enrolled in Medicaid have more difficulty obtaining access to care than those children who are privately insured. The factors that influence dentistsĀ’ willingness to accept Medicaid patients are not well understood. This article describes a study that analyzed 2016 American Dental Association data on dentist practice characteristics, location, and educational background to examine what…

Trends in Postgraduate Dental Training in the United States

Post graduate dental (PGD) training has increased 27% over the last decade (2009-2019). More than 75% of this increase was due to the growth of primary care training. Despite this increase, little is known about factors associated with the pursuit of PGD training and whether or not they vary between different dental specialty fields. There…

Practice Patterns of Postgraduate Trained Dentists in the United States

Assessing the distribution and organization of the dental workforce is critical to understand how to address poor access to dental care for lower income families. The US currenly lacks a significant supply of dentists who accept Medicaid, or will work in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), which impacts communities of color and disabled individuals. There…

Practice Patterns of Postgraduate Trained Dentists in the United States

Assessing the distribution and organization of the dental workforce is critical to understand how to address poor access to dental care for lower income families. The US currenly lacks a significant supply of dentists who accept Medicaid, or will work in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), which impacts communities of color and disabled individuals. There…

Trends in Postgraduate Dental Training in the United States

Post graduate dental (PGD) training has increased 27% over the last decade (2009-2019). More than 75% of this increase was due to the growth of primary care training. Despite this increase, little is known about factors associated with the pursuit of PGD training and whether or not they vary between different dental specialty fields. There…

Dental Education and Factors Associated with Medicaid Pediatric Dental Education

Children enrolled in Medicaid have more difficulty obtaining access to care than those children who are privately insured. The factors that influence dentistsĀ’ willingness to accept Medicaid patients are not well understood. This article describes a study that analyzed 2016 American Dental Association data on dentist practice characteristics, location, and educational background to examine what…

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