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Diversity pertains to the consideration and amplification of attention to urgent topics related to ethnic, racial, and economic minorities. Diversity can also include research that focuses on culture, education, sexual orientation, physical abilities, and socioeconomic status, among others.

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Authors: Simona Surdu | Elizabeth Mertz | Margaret Langelier | Jean Moore

Topics: Data Analysis, Diversity, Oral Health, Staffing

September 16, 2020
This study analyzed gender differences in dental practice using the American Dental Association’s 2010-2016 Masterfile and the 2017 Survey of Dental Practice.
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Authors: Simona Surdu | Margaret Langelier | Yuhao Liu | Nubia Goodwin

Topics: Diversity, Oral Health

July 15, 2019
This report evaluates the differences by gender of dental professionals' practice characteristics including employment status, working hours, and practice location.
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Authors: Zeeshan Raja | Cynthia Wides | Aubri Kottek | Paul Gates | Elizabeth Mertz

Topics: Diversity, Education and Training, Oral Health

August 1, 2017
This report examines trends in Hispanic/Latino (H/L) dentists’ education and pathways to practice; analyzes practice patterns of H/L dentists; and describes the licensure and educational environment for foreign-trained dentists (FTDs), with a focus on opportunities to enhance workforce diversity and improve access to care for both underserved and H/L populations.
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Authors: Elizabeth Mertz | Cynthia Wides | Aubri Kottek | Jean Marie Calvo | Paul Gates

Topics: Diversity, Oral Health

March 24, 2017
This article quantifies the shortage of underrepresented minority (URM) dentists and their contributions to health equity by examining practice patterns in relation to characteristics of the communities they serve.
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Authors: Davis Patterson | Cyndy Snyder | Bianca Frogner

Topics: Allied Health, Diversity

January 1, 2017
This report provides a national snapshot comparing immigrants to the United States with native-born citizens who work in healthcare occupations, including their sociodemographic characteristics and the jobs they fill.
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