Measuring Access to Dental Care in Every State | American Dental Association

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

May 2017 - 60 min

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There is a lot of debate about whether the U.S. has enough dentists. New analysis by HPI for every state based on a novel, peer-reviewed methodology measures 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.

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

Panelists
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)