Exploring the Pennsylvania Oral Health Workforce Shortages

A workforce report released by the Pennsylvania Coalition for Oral Health (PCOH) finds a major decrease in the dental workforce, including a staggering decrease in dental assistants. The Access to Oral Health Workforce Report uncovers that many PA counties are struggling to maintain recommended staffing levels. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, rural areas and Medicaid provider networks have seen the sharpest reductions in care providers. Join PCOH staff, partners, and consultants on August 1 at 12:00 pm, for an overview of the Access to Oral Health Workforce Report on the status of the dental workforce. For more information and to register click here.