State of dentistry in Alabama: 10 things to know

Here are 10 things to know about dentistry in Alabama:

  • What three dental roles earn on average per year in the state:
  • There are 1,609 active general dentists in Alabama.
  • Alabama has 133 dental professional shortage areas.
  • The state received a score of 0 out of 32 for the extensiveness of its adult Medicaid dental coverage.
  • Alabama was ranked No. 44 by WalletHub on a list of states ranked for dental health.
  • In 2022, 10 percent of dentists in the state were affiliated with a DSO.
  • Alabama placed 11th on a list released by Zippia of best states for dentists to live and work. 
  • There is one dental school in the state — University of Alabama School of Dentistry in Birmingham.

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