The Bureau of
Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook Handbook for Dentistry
statistics and information on a variety of dental issues, including an overview
of educational requirements and job forecasting.
Centers for Disease Control and
CDC is one of the 13 major operating components of the
Department of Health and Human Services. CDC is at the forefront of public
health efforts to prevent and control infectious and chronic diseases, injuries,
workplace hazards, disabilities and environmental health threats, and is
globally recognized for conducting research and investigations.
Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) – Dentistry
the federal agency responsible for conducting research and making
recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness and is
part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
DEP protects Pennsylvania's air, land and water from pollution and
provides for the health and safety of its citizens through a cleaner
environment. DEP works as partners with individuals, organizations, governments
and businesses to prevent and restore natural resources.
U.S. Department of Labor –
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
OSHA assures the
safety and health of America's workers by setting and enforcing standards;
providing training, outreach, and education; establishing partnerships and
encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health.
Department of Labor – OSHA – Dentistry
The Dentistry section of the OSHA
website offers information and links to a variety of dental-related topics,
including OSHA standards, control and prevention of hazards and hazard
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
EPA protects human health and the
environment. This site includes information on EPA topics, laws and regulations,
news, programs and more.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
HHS provides states funding
for health programs such as Medical Assistance.