Warwick Beacon: Fewer Dentists Seen as a Pending Crisis

With dentists aging, nearly frozen insurance reimbursement rates and not keeping pace with increasing costs, and fewer people choosing to go into the profession, “we’re sort of at a tipping point” says Rhode Island Dental Association president, Dr. Frederick Hartman, DMD Oral Surgery Service. Hartman sees what’s happening first hand. He’s one of 22 oral […]

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Dentistry Crisis in Rhode Island! An Open Letter from Rhode Island Dental Association President, Dr. Fred Hartman

Dentistry is in a crisis! But we can turn things around in Rhode Island if we work together! An alarming 25% of dentists are over 65, while a total of 37% of dentists are over 60. This is extremely concerning. Year after year, dentists will start to retire. It’s already a hard job, especially with […]

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