How Evidence-based Is US Dental Workforce Policy for Rural Communities?
Examines the alignment of policy and infrastructure with evidence-based strategies to promote access to oral health services for rural people. Focuses on best practices as well as barriers and facilitators to implementation of workforce strategies to increase the availability of services. Presents a scoping review of the evidence behind key strategies in the U.S. health policy context.
Miranda Werts, Ginachukwa Amah, Elizabeth Mertz
Oral Health Workforce Research Center
Access · Dental workforce · Health workforce supply and demand · Oral health · Policy · Rural-urban differences