Topics: Dental workforce

For more information and resources, see RHIhub’s Oral Health in Rural Communities topic guide.

Washington Program Trains Dental Super-Generalists to Serve Rural Communities

RIDE student group


How do you attract dental students into practice in rural and underserved areas? With 70% of RIDE graduates practicing in those targeted areas, University of Washington School of Dentistry’s RIDE faculty, a preceptor, graduate, and current student share how it’s done and why it works.

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March 7, 2018

Health Care Integration Offers Multiple Benefits

Sheila Brijade, DDS, pediatric dentist welcomes a new patient


As healthcare reform encourages integration of healthcare to treat the patient as a whole, behavioral health and oral care are being integrated into primary care practices around the country.

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November 18, 2013

Ending Dentistry by Grandpa

Argues that licensing dental therapists may be the only way to get dental care to Medicaid patients and other underserved populations.

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May 25, 2011