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ADA Health Policy Institute


The U.S. dental care system is changing rapidly.

  • Utilization of dental care is down among adults and up among children.
  • New models of dental care delivery are emerging.
  • Dental school tuition and student debt loads are at an all-time high.
  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is bringing major change to the U.S. health care system.

HPI Research Briefs and other publications provide the knowledge to navigate the changing dental landscape and are grouped in the following main topic areas: