Occupational Outlook Handbook for Dentistry
The Bureau of Labor Statistics has created an informational handbook of
data that has been collected on the dental profession.
Pennsylvania Loan Repayment Program
The Primary Health Care Practitioners Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is a
program designed to improve the recruitment and retention of primary
health-care practitioners in underserved areas of Pennsylvania.
State Board of Dentistry (SBOD)
Visit this site to review relicensure information, newsletters,
meeting dates, laws and more.
The Commission on Dental Competency (CDCA)
NERB facilitates the licensure process. It administers, scores and
reports the results of its examinations in dentistry and dental
Pennsylvania State Data Center
This site is the Commonwealth's official source of demographic and
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA regulates employee safety and training, waste management, infection
control and hazardous chemicals.
Department of Justice
The Americans with Disabilities Act, a federal law, regulates how you
accommodate patients and employees with disabilities and requires your
office design to fulfill handicap accessibility specifications.
Department of Health
and Human Services
Dental offices that transmit patient health information electronically,
either directly or through a practice management vendor or
clearinghouse, must comply with Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations.
As an employer, you are prohibited from hiring illegal aliens, and you
must verify that any new employee is either a naturalized citizen, a
native of the United States, an alien lawfully admitted for permanent
residence or an alien authorized by the Immigration Service to work in
the United States.
Federal and State Regulations Posters
If you have one or more employees, you are required to post federal and
state regulations posters in your office.