The ADA Health Policy Institute (HPI) conducts innovative studies on a wide range of topics on the U.S. dental economy, including access to dental care, the dental workforce, utilization and benefits, dental education, health care outcomes and more. Our research helps guide policymakers, advocates, and other industry stakeholders.
ADA Health Policy Institute
The ADA Health Policy Institute (HPI) is a thought leader for critical policy knowledge about the U.S. dental care system.
Thought leadership for better oral care
HPI’s Economic Outlook and Emerging Issues in Dentistry tracks dentists' perspectives.
Publications on dental care utilization and expenditures across the U.S.
Research on dental practice structure, dentists' earnings and reimbursement trends.
Trends in the current and future supply of dentists, along with workforce demographics.
Demographic trends and more among students in accredited dental programs.
Research on dental benefits, access and barriers to care, and oral health outcomes.
HPI in the news
Browse the latest media coverage that cites HPI findings and reports.
Tools for policymakers
Crucial information for oral health policymakers and advocates.
Custom research and resources for leaders of large group practices, dental insurers, manufacturers and other decision makers.
Mission, vision & staff
Meet the members of our staff and discover the vision and values that drive our work.