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WalletHub study: California is 2023’s state with the 9th worst dental health

With February being National Children’s Dental Health Month, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2023’s States with the Best & Worst Dental Health, as well as expert commentary.

In order to determine where people have the healthiest teeth and gums in the U.S., WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 26 key metrics. The data set ranges from the share of adolescents who visited a dentist in the past year to dental treatment costs to dentists per capita.

Dental Health in California (1=Best; 25=Avg.):

  • 38th – % of Adolescents Who Visited a Dentist in the Past Year
  • 32nd – % Of Adults Who Visited a Dentist in the Past Year
  • 41st – Dental Treatment Costs
  • 16th – Dentists per Capita
  • 18th – Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption
  • 51st – % of Adults Who Experienced Oral Pain in the Past Year
  • 23rd – % of Adults with Low Life Satisfaction Due to Their Oral Condition

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This article was released by WalletHub.