This map tells us the number of trained dentistry professionals that are available for every 10,000 individuals by country.
Data source: 2010 World Health Statistics Report from the World Health Organization. Data from 2000-2009, most recent year available. This data was collected by the World Health Organization. The World Policy Analysis Center is not responsible for any errors or omissions.
- 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.