Association‌ of‌ State‌ &‌ Territorial‌ Dental‌ Directors
3858‌ Cashill Blvd.,‌ Reno,‌ NV‌ ‌89509
Phone‌ 775-626-5008‌‌

Dental Public Health Workforce

ASTDD Resources

ASTDD State/Territorial Oral Health Program Competencies and Assessment Tools

ASTDD Best Practice Approach Report: The Role of Oral Health Workforce in Access to Care (March 2019)

ASTDD Best Practice Approach Report: Developing Workforce Capacity in State Oral Health Programs (January 2016)

The State Oral Health Workforce: Examining the Present and Planning for the Future at the State Health Agency Level - ASTDD and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials partnered to present "The State Oral Health Workforce: Examining the Present and Planning for the Future at the State Health Agency Level." (February 2016)

Other Organizations Resources

American Association of Public Health Dentistry White Paper: Interdisciplinary Approaches for Improved Oral Health: Building the Field Through Integrated and Community-Based Health Practices

American Board of Dental Public Health: New Competencies for the 21st Century Dental Public Health Specialist (2016)

American Dental Association Health Policy Institute: The Dentist Workforce - Insights from the ADA Health Policy Institute on the current and future supply of dentsist and shifting demographics wirhin the workforce

American Dental Education Association: State and Federal Loan Forgiveness Programs webpage

American Dental Hygienists' Association Innovate Workforce Models webpage

American Institute for Dental Public Health Workforce webpage

Health Resources and Services Administration Oral Health Workforce Projections 2017-2030, Dentists and Dental Hygienists

Health Resources and Services Administration Oral Health Care Provider Model Components webpage

The Health Workforce Research Centers support research to assist decision-makers at the federal, state and local levels to better understand health workforce needs. List of Centers and the Focus of each

MN Dept of Health. Dental Therapists and Advanced Dental Therapists

National Conference of State Legislatures Workforce Strategies to Improve Access to Oral Health Care

Oral Health in America: Advances and Changes. Section 4. Oral Health Workforce, Education, Practice and Integration

Rhode Island Public Health Dental Hygienist Toolkit

Rural Health Information Hub Oral Health Workforce Models