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This map tells us the number of trained dentistry professionals that are available for every 10,000 individuals by country.
Data source: World Health Statistics 2010
- Although the global importance of dentistry professionals is less widely recognized, their availability is critical. Poor oral health can have serious consequences for quality of life and overall health status.
- These estimates from WHO are based on the following sources: national population censuses, labour-force and employment surveys, health facility assessments, and routine administrative information systems.