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ADA Health Policy Institute

Do We Need Fewer or More Dentists in the U.S. in the Coming Years?

(July 2018 - 60 min)



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In this webinar, HPI presented its updated projections of the future supply of dentists. (Hint: retirement rates have changed since our previous report.) Experts also debated the broader question of whether the supply of dentists is adequate to meet the expected trends in demand for dental care in the coming years.

Marko Vujicic, PhD, Chief Economist & Vice President, ADA Health Policy Institute

Bradley Munson, Senior Research Analyst, Health Policy Institute


  • Dr. Jerold S. Goldberg, Former Dean, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine
  • Dr. Richard W. Valachovic, President & CEO, American Dental Education Association

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