Worst states for dental health vs. worst states for kids' oral health

Mississippi is the worst state for dental health while Nevada is the worst state for children's oral health, according to personal finance website WalletHub.

Arkansas, Montana and Louisiana, meanwhile, were the only states to rank in the bottom 10 on both lists.

The states were ranked on dental health based on two major metrics: dental habits and health, and oral health. Those categories were split into 26 smaller metrics with varying weight. WalletHub published the rankings Feb. 1. Read more about the methodology here.

On April 11, the site released its ranking of the best and worst states for children's healthcare based on three categories: health and access to healthcare; nutrition, physical activity and obesity; and oral health. Read more about the methodology here.

Here are the remaining nine states that make up the bottom 10 on both lists (Note: WalletHub's methodology included Washington, D.C., putting Mississippi and Nevada 51st in the aforementioned rankings):

50. Dental health: Arkansas; Children's oral health: New Jersey

49. Dental health: West Virginia; Children's oral health: Louisiana

48. Dental health: Montana; Children's oral health: Oklahoma

47. Dental health: Texas; Children's oral health: Hawaii

46. Dental health: Louisiana; Children's oral health: Washington

45. Dental health: Alaska; Children's oral health: Wyoming

44. Dental health: Alabama; Children's oral health: Montana

43. Dental health: California; Children's oral health: Arkansas

42. Dental health: Florida; Children's oral health: North Carolina

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