The purpose of the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners is to ensure that the dental profession merit and receive the confidence of the public and that only qualified persons be permitted to practice dentistry and dental hygiene in the state.
Oral health data systems monitor the prevalence of oral diseases and the factors influencing oral health, such as risky or protective behaviors, the availability of preventive interventions and utilization of preventive services.
Statistics to document the magnitude of oral, dental, and craniofacial conditions and assess oral health trends in the United States. The Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Data Resource Center provides oral health-related data from national health surveys.
"The HPDS has been developed at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to collect and disseminate timely and reliable data on selected licensed health professionals in North Carolina."
Estimates of the number of people employed and estimates of the wages paid to them. Data available for Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienists, General Dentists, and Dental Specialties. (US Bureau of Labor Statistics)