This 52 page report explores the interest and need to establish new midlevel dental providers in the U.S. The genesis of this interest is concern about access to care for underserved populations whose higher oral disease rates and unmet oral care needs are well documented. This document was published December 2009 and updated June 2010.
Training New Dental Health Providers in the U.S. – Full Report
By Burton Edelstein
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