State of dentistry in Nebraska: 12 things to know

Here are 12 things to know about dentistry in Nebraska:

  • What three dental roles earn on average per year in the state:
  • There are 1,019 active general dentists in Nebraska.
  • Nebraska has 108 dental professional shortage areas.
  • The state received a score of 29 out of 32 for the extensiveness of its adult Medicaid dental coverage.
  • Nebraska was ranked No. 14 by WalletHub for the best states for dental health.
  • In 2022, 8% of dentists in the state were affiliated with a DSO.
  • Nebraska placed 23rd on a list released by Zippia of best states for dentists to live and work. 
  • There are two dental schools in the state: Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha and University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in Lincoln. 
  • The average out-of-pocket cost to visit a dentist in Nebraska is $95.69.
  • Over 32% of adults in the state have not visited a dentist in the past year. 

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