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.
Host to those with a need for speed, Indiana is the second best in the nation is in terms of cost of living, yet it ranks just 36th in dental visits. Indiana residents rank below average in median income and financial savviness, which may be factors why some choose not to visit the dentist regularly. However, with top-20 rankings in both oral health and dental habits, there are certainly some silver linings for all those Hoosiers.
|Median income||35||Financial savvy||31|
|Overall well-being||44||% uninsured||30|
|Cost of living||2||% on Medicaid||27|
|% who visited dentist in last year||36||Total score||296|
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