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    Rhode Island has taken the most aggressive measures against COVID-19, while Wyoming has taken the least, according to a March 17 WalletHub report.
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    Though there are few dental colleges in the U.S., the schools still compete to attract new students. In Niche's list of the 2020 Top Colleges for Dental Studies in America, Orem-based Utah College of Dental Hygiene topped off the ranking.
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    The average price for a routine dental check-up ranges from $90 to $137, according to a report from WalletHub. However, the price for other treatment can skyrocket. Patients, on average, pay anywhere from $230 to $313 for a filing and up to $1,200 for a crown.
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    Many states are facing dental shortages and turning to different incentive programs and models to bring dentists to underserved areas.
  • State-by-state breakdown of best dental health: Wisconsin ranks No. 1
    Despite the connections between oral health and overall health, 36 percent of adults have gone more than a year without seeing a dentist, according to the CDC and cited by WalletHub, which released its list of states with the best dental health.
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    Many people who chose to travel outside of the U.S. for medical treatments do so for dental care, according to a survey released Jan. 29 from eHealth.
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    Consumers turn to healthcare transparency website fairhealthconsumer.org to search the costs of different treatments. The website on Jan. 27 released statistics on what consumers are searching for.
  • 33% of dental practices not found in Google search results: study
    Dental practices continue to lack digital marketing execution despite the billions of dollars that are spent annually, according to a DMscore study released Jan. 23.
  • 7 best cities for dental tourism in 2020
    An estimated 2 million American patients are expected to travel to other countries to undergo medical treatment, with many seeking dental services, according to Patients Beyond Borders.
  • 10 best paying states for dental assistants
    Though dentists have one of the highest paying jobs in the country, dental assistants make around $39,000 on average annually, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and cited by Forbes.
  • 5 best paying cities, states for dentists
    Being a dentist is one of the leading jobs in the U.S., with a median salary of $151,850, according to a U.S. News & Worldreport on the best jobs in the country.
  • Dental jobs among highest paying in healthcare field: U.S. News
    Jobs in the dental field are some of the highest paying, with oral and maxillofacial surgeons averaging $242,370 annually, according to U.S. News & World Report which released its Best Paying Jobs list Jan. 7.
  • Dental careers top 100 Best Jobs list: U.S. News
    Three out of the top 10 jobs in the country are related to the dental field, according to U.S. News & World Report, which released its 100 Best Jobs list.
  • 5 best, worst states for dentists
    Many areas across the country are designated dental professional shortage areas by HHS. However, other areas are flourishing with dentists.
  • 10 highest-paying, low-stress jobs — Orthodontist lands No. 1 spot
    Keeping a healthy work-life balance can be a struggle for any profession. For those seeking high pay, it can be even more challenging.
  • 37 new CDT 2020 procedure codes to know
    Dentist should prepare for 37 new CDT procedure codes that go into effect Jan. 1, 2020, according to a Sept. 25 California Dental Association post.
  • 66% of dentists think dental care is too expensive: survey
    While researchers continue to explore the relationship between overall health and oral health, many Americans struggle with accessing dental care. 
  • Dentists among top paying jobs in US: Glassdoor
    Glassdoor released its report on the top paying jobs in the U.S., which includes various healthcare positions.
  • Dental assistant performance contributes to patient adherence, dentist burnout: survey
    Dental assistants have crucial roles within a practice, including with sterilization duties, productivity and patient education.
  • 43% of patients choose dentist based on online reviews
    Many patients — 43.3 percent — select their dentist based on online reviews, according to a survey by digital marketing agency IronMonk.

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