The best and worst states to work in a dental practice: 2017
From 1 to 50, we looked at each state to see how it really stacks up for dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and dental front office team members.
(tied with Illinois)
Dentists may want to follow in the steps of Lewis and Clark in their exploration of 14th-ranked Nebraska. With mid-table rankings oral health and number of people visiting the dentist, Cornhuskers ranked 11th overall for good dental habits. Lower median incomes balanced out with a low cost of living, leaving residents with good overall well-being. And with a noteworthy fifth place finish for fewest number of people on Medicaid, life on the prairie has never looked better for dentists!
|Median income||24||Financial savvy||17|
|Overall well-being||12||% uninsured||33|
|Cost of living||13||% on Medicaid||5|
|% who visited dentist in last year||23||Total score||203|
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