Infrastructure Update Survey

The purpose of this study was to update the status of practices in the network with regard to these items: practice type (solo, group, public health, academic, other); percent of patients who are regular care seekers versus problem-oriented; whether the practice shares facilities or organizational structure with medical providers; percent of patients with certain chronic diseases; how commonly patients are referred to physicians for medical evaluations; electronic dental record usage and type of software; preferences for how to have study results communicated; rubber dam usage for endodontic procedures; utilization of dental staff for specific dental procedures; opinions about dental therapists and other expanded-function dental staff.