Impacts of Dental Post-Graduate Residency Training on Choice of Practice Setting

Post-graduate dental training programs result in quantifiable numbers of graduates and services to rural, underserved and vulnerable patients during training, and measurable programmatic capacity of the training to address community needs, but little is known about the longer term impact of the federal investment in these programs. Researchers at the OHWRC surveyed over 500 graduates of one such program to establish the impact of this investment.