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Welcome to the Rhode Island Dental Association

The Rhode Island Dental Association (RIDA) is a professional organization of Rhode Island dentists dedicated to the service of the public and advancement of the profession through education, advocacy, and member services. We serve as our members' main source of information on oral health in Rhode Island. RIDA members have access to local, state and federal political advocacy, Continuing Education, marketing services and more. 

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Understaffed and ready to hire, dentists face applicant shortages as they emerge from COVID-19 pandemic

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HPI data show more than 80% of hiring dentists find hygienist, assistant recruitment extremely or very challenging
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Rebecca De La Rosa, D.D.S., prided herself on having a tenured dental team.

But after losing two hygienists and an expanded-function assistant at the height of the pandemic — all of whom had been working for her for nearly 20 years — she has seen a limited number of job applicants and a revolving door of hires who have not lasted at her practice.

Read the full article:  Understaffed and ready to hire, dentists face applicant shortages as they emerge from COVID-19 pandemic
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