COVID-19 has created an uncertain environment for the health care workforce. While some health care workers are working longer hours, others, including dental providers, are being asked to stay at home for their safety. Moreover, many health center leaders are concerned about paying “non-essential” staff given the operational and...
This webinar was produced by the Montana State University Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies. Presenters Hannah L. Maxey, PhD, MPH, RDH and Debra Hoyle, B.S.W. discuss dental health and how to strengthen the workforce.
The Innovations in Oral Health (IOH) Toolkit was created through the Innovations in Oral Health (IOH) initiative at Northeastern University’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences. The Toolkit was designed to help you “create lasting change around interprofessional oral health education at your institution” and contains information and resources such as: Step-by-step instructor guides...
Developed by OHWRC at CHWS, this brief summarizes key findings from the Dental Assistant Workforce report, specifically demographic and employment characteristics of dental assistants and gaps in data about this workforce.
This research brief examines the dentist and dental hygienist workforce in New York, including counts and demographic characteristics, as well as practice characteristics.
This webinar was hosted on August 18, 2015 by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) as a part of ADEA’s Leading Conversations webinar series. The webinar focuses on barriers to interprofessional education (IPE) implementation and strategies to overcome them from multiple perspectives involved in dental education.
Access to oral health care has become a growing concern over the past decade. Despite efforts to improve the oral health of the nation’s population, oral health disparities persist. These disparities are characterized by compromised oral health status, particularly among certain vulnerable populations. One of the factors believed to...
This presentation describes strategies for recruiting and retaining oral health providers in rural communities. Recruiting and Retaining Oral Health Providers in Rural Communities
This resource, created in partnership with the American Dental Hygiene Association, outlines the various functions and roles that dental hygienists can play in Community Health Centers.
NNOHA, in partnership with the Baylor College of dentistry, conducted a salary and retention survey of Health Center dentists and dental hygienists in 2009, and the final report was published in 2010.