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Growing the Dental Workforce to Serve Rural Communities: University of Washington’s RIDE Program

Description
Discusses oral health disparities in rural areas and how the University of Washington School of Dentistry’s Regional Initiatives in Dental Education (RIDE) program works to encourage dental students to work in less populated places. Also, highlights how the program is successful in serving rural patients with complex needs and is effective in recruiting and retaining dentists in rural areas.
Author(s)
Frank A. Roberts, Arthur C. DiMarco, Susan M. Skillman, Wendy E. Mouradian
Date
11/2016
Type
Document
Organization
American Society on Aging
Tagged as
Dental workforce · Health workforce education and training · Oral health · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Washington