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.
As the first state, Delaware might find its position at number 22 disappointing—but fear not Delawarites (Delawarians? Delawarans? Who can know?), your state still ranks in the top 10 of lowest number of uninsured! Plus, it’s in the top 10 percent for safety and crime, but ranks 33 in cost of living. It’s a mixture of positive and negative factors that affect residents of this original colony.
|Median income||14||Financial savvy||24|
|Overall well-being||21||% uninsured||8|
|Cost of living||33||% on Medicaid||19|
|% who visited dentist in last year||22||Total score||241|
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