AGD Releases Dental Employment Statistics
The Academy of General Dentistry announced that the U.S. dental profession employs more than 786,000 workers. In its article "The Economic Contribution of the Dental Profession in 2006," it broke down the numbers of dentally employed workers by Congressional District and by State. The paper also discussed the annual payroll of these employees. Visit AGD to see the map of these statistics. These statistics, compiled for the third year by AGD, have been delivered to every Congressman to demonstrate the employment and economic impact the profession of dentistry has on each District. The wages paid to these 786,000 employees totals over $33 BILLION. Also a list of the AGD fact sheets and its legislative goals was delivered to each Congressman.