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Dental workforce projection model report available

The ADA Health Policy Resources Center has released the 2010 ADA Dental Workforce Model: 2008-2030.

The report provides a long-term projection of the U.S. dental workforce using statistical transition models for retirements, occupation changes, location choice, specialty education and death. It also includes national projections of the number of professionally active dentists, private practitioners, dental school applicants, first-year dental school enrollment and dental school graduates up to 2030.

To purchase a copy of the report (DWM-2010), call the ADA Catalog at 1-800-947-4746 or visit www.adacatalog.org. Cost is $80 for members, $120 for nonmembers and $240 for commercial firms, plus shipping and handling. There is also a version available for download (DWM-2010D) for the same price, excluding shipping charges.