10 states with best, worst dental health – Minnesota ranks No. 1

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WalletHub released its 2018 report on states with the best and worst dental health.

Analyst compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 25 metrics, ranging from yearly dental visits to treatment costs, to come up with dental scores.

Here are the top 10 states and territories with the best dental health:

1. Minnesota: 79.13

2. Wisconsin: 76.30

3. Connecticut: 75.33

4. Illinois: 74.11

5. North Dakota: 73.33

6. District of Columbia: 71.45

7. Michigan: 70.95

8. Massachusetts: 69.77

9. South Dakota: 65.74

10. Idaho: 65.08

Here are the 10 states with the worst dental health:

1. Mississippi: 34.01

2. Arkansas: 35.51

3. Alabama: 36.28

4. West Virginia: 36.80

5. Montana: 37.64

6. Louisiana: 41.07

7. California: 43.04

8. Florida: 44.28

9. South Carolina: 44.87

10. Texas : 45.76

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