The dental workforce in Kentucky: Current status and future needs

  • Saman D
  • Arevalo O
  • Johnson A
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Abstract

This study assessed the geographic distribution of dentists in Kentucky, determined socioeconomic correlates of practice location, estimated the future availability of dental providers, and made policy recommendations that could improve access to oral health care in Kentucky and other rural states.

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  • dental public health
  • dental workforce
  • geographic information systems
  • health-care disparities
  • oral health

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Authors

  • Daniel M. Saman

  • Oscar Arevalo

  • Andrew O. Johnson

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