The state of dentistry in Massachusetts: 8 notes

Here are eight facts to know about dentistry in Massachusetts:

  • Here is what five dental roles earn on average per year in the state:
  • There are 4,201 active general dentists in Massachusetts. 
  • Massachusetts has 59 dental professional shortage areas.
  • Massachusetts received a score of 19 out of 32 for the extensiveness of its adult Medicaid dental coverage. 
  • Massachusetts landed the No. 3 spot on a list of states ranked for dental health.
  • In 2021, 37.8 percent of dentists in the state practiced solo.
  • Two Massachusetts dental schools were ranked among the best in the world. 
  • Massachusetts placed No. 10 on a list of best states for dentists to live and work.

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