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.
Let’s start with the positives. Tennessee is known for its vibrant music scene and low cost of living, ranking seventh nationally. Now for the negatives… The Volunteer State ranks 45th or lower for dental habits, overall well-being and financial savviness, dropping the state toward the bottom of our list.
|Median income||42||Financial savvy||46|
|Overall well-being||45||% uninsured||34|
|Cost of living||7||% on Medicaid||27|
|% who visited dentist in last year||44||Total score||416|
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