The governments latest report on health-services personnel says the shortage of dentists in

The government`s latest report on health-services personnel says the shortage of dentists in hard-to-serve areas is less than the shortage of physicians. As of 1993, there were 967 shortage areas for dentists in the country, but 2,000 underserved areas for general-practice physicians, the report said.

The government`s latest report on health-services personnel says the shortage of dentists in hard-to-serve areas is less than the shortage of physicians. As of 1993, there were 967 shortage areas for dentists in the country, but 2,000 underserved areas for general-practice physicians, the report said.

D`Vera Cohn

Washington Correspondent

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