Dental School Roots Betrayed

UNLV’s Dental School was created on a promise – now proven false – that it would not cost Nevada taxpayers anything. Rebecca Ward from Dayton, NV, emailed legislators in 2005…

I am writing this e-mail to express my thoughts regarding the Dental School.  I am a retired State employee.  When the Dental School was first introduced to the legislators, I was the budget analyst in the Department of Administration who prepared the Executive Branch budget for the Division of Health Care Financing and Policy.

I will never …

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Dentists Per Nevadan

You have to go several places to put the data together… but Nevada now ranks 23rd of 51 states in the number of dentists per capita. Advocates of endlessly expanding our University system justify hemorrhagic spending of higher taxes on our dental school on the grounds that we rank “at the bottom of the list” of dentists per capita – a claim now proven false.

Here is data on the number of dentists…

Here is data on the number of people…

Here are the results…

Dentist Data – 2006

Per …

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