The Status of the Oral Health Workforce in Washington State



    Description:

    This study used Washington state licensing data on dentists and hygienists; surveys of family physicians, pediatricians, and dentists; and key informant interviews with over 20 stakeholder organizations to provide a current assessment of Washington’s oral health workforce, including traditional oral health providers and physicians providing oral health preventive services.

  • Funder:

    Washington Dental Service Foundation

     

  • Status:

    Complete

Publications/Presentations

Authors Title Type Documents/Media
Patterson DG, Andrilla CHA, Schwartz MR, Hager LJ, Skillman SM Assessing the Impact of Washington State’s Oral Health Workforce on Patient Access to Care PUBLICATION Final Report
Policy Brief
Patterson DG, Andrilla CHA, Schwartz M, Hager L, Skillman SM Oral Healthcare Access for All: Workforce Trends and Solutions in Washington State PRESENTATION
Patterson DG, Andrilla CHA, Schwartz M, Hager LJ, Skillman SM Oral healthcare access for all: workforce trends and solutions in Washington state PRESENTATION
Patterson DG, Andrilla CHA, Schwartz M, Hager LJ, Skillman SM Oral health in rural Washington: workforce challenges and opportunities PRESENTATION
Patterson DG, Andrilla CHA, Schwartz M, Hager LJ, Skillman SM The status of the oral health workforce in Washington state PRESENTATION