March 9, 2021
by News Break
Board-certified oral implantologist Dr. LeRoy Horton is working to change the lack of Black representation within the dental field.
“About 3.7% of actively practicing dentists are Black, and keep in mind we make up about 13.5% of the population, so there is a huge disparity in representation,” said Dr. Horton.
Dr. Horton believes this nationwide statistic contributes to poor oral health for the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) community.
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