3 recent dental workforce updates

Beckers' reported on three workforce shortages and solutions in the dental industry since Aug. 26:

1. The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine is launching a 14-month paid apprenticeship program for dental assistants to address workforce shortages.

2. Portland, Maine-based Community Dental will close two of its six Maine locations due to workforce shortages.

3. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is giving $89,000 in funding to local apprenticeship firm Over All Training to grow its dental assistant program in the Philadelphia area.

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