The state of dentistry in Pennsylvania: 8 notes

Here are eight facts to know about dentistry in Pennsylvania:

  • Here is what five dental roles earn on average per year in the state:
  • There are 5,819 active general dentists in Pennsylvania.
  • Pennsylvania has 158 dental professional shortage areas.
  • Pennsylvania received a score of 23 out of 32 for the extensiveness of its adult Medicaid dental coverage. 
  • Pennsylvania landed the No. 18 spot on a list of states ranked for dental health.
  • In 2021, 49.1 percent of dentists in the state practiced solo.
  • Three Pennsylvania dental schools were ranked among the best in the world. 
  • Pennsylvania placed No. 45 on a list of best states for dentists to live and work.

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