Top 5 states with lowest, highest percentage of adults with no dental visits

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Dental care coverage remains uncertain, leaving many adults to skip routine and necessary appointments.

WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia using 40 measures of cost, accessibility and outcomes. Here are the five states and districts with lowest and highest percentage of adults who skipped their dental visits in the past year:

Lowest percentage

1. Connecticut

2. District of Columbia

3. Rhode Island

4. Minnesota

5. Massachusetts

Highest percentage

1. Louisiana

2. Mississippi

3. Arkansas

4. Oklahoma

5. West Virginia

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