According to the ADA, staffing issues were cited as the one of the most significant concerns among dentists in 2022. The shortages have caused an estimated 11% reduction in dental practice capacity. In July 2022, 4 in 10 dental practices indicated they were recruiting or had recently recruited dental assistants (DA), and nearly the same share indicated they were recruiting dental hygienists (DH). Additionally in July 2022, about 1 in 3 dentists who did not have full schedules indicated that vacant staff positions were at least part of the problem.
This video is a short excerpt that reviews the 3 scientifically proven aspects that motivate staff. We hope you find it useful.