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Oral Health Workforce Research Center 

Texas has 316 Total Dental Care HPSA Designations with around 3.2 million Texans living in those DHPSA areas.

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  1. Kaiser Family Foundation, Dental Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
    KFF cites:
    Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services,
    Designated Health Professional Shortage Areas Statistics: Designated HPSA Quarterly Summary, as of September 30, 2022 available at
  2. Rural Health Information Hub, Health Professional Shortage Areas: Dental Care, by County, 2023 – Texas

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