Dr. Paul Giotopoulos of Quaker Ridge Dental
Source: Dr. Paul Giotopoulos of Quaker Ridge Dental
The health care sector lost a record 1.4 million jobs in April led by more than half a million job cuts at dentist offices according to the Labor Department, as the coronavirus pandemic kept most non-emergency health care services on hold nationally.
The staggering jobs losses mark a 53% decline in dental practice employment over two months. All but 3% of dental offices nationally were shut down except for emergency appointments last month, according to the American Dental Association, and nearly 9 out of 10