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Resources by Topic: Dental workforce

Oral Health: Targeting Rural Areas
Compiles articles from a special issue of the Texas Public Health Journal focusing on rural oral health in Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. Covers emergency department use in Texas for oral health needs in rural versus urban counties, geriatric oral health and workforce options such as teledentistry, a Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment project under a state waiver targeting rural communities, partnerships to reach underserved areas and pregnant women, and oral health initiatives in Louisiana and Oklahoma.
Citation: Texas Public Health Journal, 71(2), 2-16
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Texas Public Health Association
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Arkansas Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA)
County-level map of Arkansas showing the Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in the state.
Date: 02/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
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Nebraska Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) Dental 2019
Shows the locations of Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) with a Dental HPSA designation, Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities, and community health centers in Nebraska.
Date: 01/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
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Health Professional Shortage Areas: Dental Care
Printable map that shows nonmetropolitan and micropolitan dental care HPSAs on one color scale and metropolitan dental care HPSAs on another. Data source: data.HRSA.gov
Date: 01/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Georgia Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (DHPSA)
Map showing Georgia counties designated as Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Date: 12/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Georgia State Office of Rural Health
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Data Report: 2018 Indiana Oral Health Licensure Survey
Shows characteristics of the Indiana oral health workforce, based on data from dentist and dental hygienist re-licensure surveys. Includes demographic and county-level distribution statistics with breakdowns by rural or urban location.
Date: 12/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy
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Utah's Dental Health Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA)
Shows population-based and geographic-based dental health federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in Utah.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
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Wisconsin Number of Providers Needed to Remove Shortage Designation: Dental Health
Shows the number of providers needed to remove the Dental Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) designation for each county in the state of Wisconsin.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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Wisconsin Health Professional Shortage Areas: Dental Health Care
Shows population-based and facility-based dental health care federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in Wisconsin.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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Kansas Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas, 2018
Shows a map of Kansas identifying the counties designated as dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and the counties designated as geographic dental HPSAs.
Date: 09/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
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