A dentist with a mask and dental tools hovering over a patient, from the patient's point of view.

At least five Alabama counties lack dentists, says former dental association director

BY: - November 13, 2023

Rural Alabama needs more dentists. Dr. Zack Studstill, former executive director of the Alabama Dental Association, told the legislative Healthcare Workforce Task Force on Thursday that at least five counties in Alabama do not have a dentist serving the area. “People have to drive anywhere from 45 minutes to an hour for a dental appointment,” […]