OPA EFDA Pilot Project Approved

Pilot Project will consider its potential to expand workforce, care in underserved areas.

At its April 2023 meeting, the Missouri Dental Board met and considered a request to support a pilot project to study an Oral Preventive Assistant Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA).

The MDA thanks members of the Dental Board for allowing this pilot as one way to consider new methods to address workforce shortages and provision of care. Visit this page for more information.