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ADA Health Policy Institute

Measuring What Matters - A New Way of Measuring Geographic Access to Dental Care Services

(May 2017 - 60 min)



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There is lots of debate about whether the U.S. has enough dentists. After two years of work, HPI released a new analysis for every state based on a novel, peer-reviewed methodology to measure access to dentists. The analysis specifically addresses the Medicaid population separately from the population in general. This webinar discussed the results and what they imply for policymakers.

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


  • Jayanth Kumar, DDS, MPH, State Dental Director, California Department of Public Health
  • Marty Milkovic, MSW, Director of Care Coordination & Outreach, Connecticut Dental Health Partnership (CTDHP)

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