COVID-19 Economic Impact on Dental Practices

To measure the effects of COVID-19 on the U.S. dental economy, the ADA Health Policy Institute has initiated a regular poll of dentists on economic conditions during the pandemic. The poll quantifies how COVID-19 has shaped dentists' delivery of care, financial sustainability, and overall attitude toward their profession.

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Results from private practice dentists on patient volume, PPE, economic relief, and more.
Dentists in public health settings reveal how COVID-19 impacts delivery of care.
Customize poll data by dentist age and specialty, type of practice, and state.
JADA article co-authored by HPI analyze COVID-19 infection risks among U.S. dentists.
HPI uses multiple scenarios to project COVID-19’s impact on future dental care spending (PDF).
HPI teamed with ADHA to measure pandemic employment trends among dental hygienists.