Dental offices across the country are closing or moving to other states as the industry faces an unprecedented crisis.
The dentists and dentists-in-training have had to turn to other sources of revenue as well, such as nonprofit dental programs, private hospitals and charities.
This article explores the dental practices that are most at risk in the coming years as dental workers have fewer choices and fewer resources.
It also provides some ideas on how to address the problem in the meantime.
The article is by the authors, including Lisa Nelms, director of the Center for Dentistry Education at Emory University and the author of the book Dental Care Without Borders.
It was co-written with Jessica G. Siegel, an associate professor in the Department of Dental Health and a former Emory dental student.
The findings are based on a survey of 1,722 dentists, dentists’ assistants, dentist residents, and dental therapists in 50 states conducted in February 2018 by The Dentists Association of America.
The survey was conducted by SurveyMonkey.
All opinions expressed are the authors own.
This story was produced by The Washington Post.
The Dentist Association of American, the nation’s largest professional dental organization, has been working for years to increase access to dental care for all Americans.
For more information on dental care and access to services, go to www.dental.org/access.
About The Denters Association of North America: The Dentors Association of Americans represents dentists in the United States and Canada.
The Association was founded in 1885 and was founded on the belief that the best way to provide quality dental care to Americans is to help them get the care they need.
Learn more about The Dentners Association of the Americas at www.the-dental-association.org.
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