The South Carolina Digital State Documents Depository provides access to publications produced by state agencies and state-supported academic institutions. These publications provide citizens with crucial information about state government, including statistics, annual accountability reports, and data on a wide variety of topics related to the state. The June 2018 South Carolina State Documents publication provides a description, author, and link to the full-text for each new agency document.
This month we highlight 2 publications about the dental workforce in the state from the South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium, Office for Healthcare Workforce Analysis and Planning. This office compiles a report about the changes in the size of the dental workforce, including by clinical specialty, and changes in the demographics of the workforce, 2009-2015. In 2015, there were 2,953 dentists holding a license to practice in the state.