What to know about the dentists in the United States, by state, 2018-19
The list of dentists is a fascinating reflection of the health of the U.S. population.
While it’s true that most dentists work in communities of color, that doesn’t mean they’re all white or that they are more likely to practice a specific racial practice.
The list below gives you a glimpse into the racial makeup of each state’s dental professionals.
The map below uses the state’s 2016 population figures, which is based on the most recent census data available.
Dental professionals are grouped into four broad categories: African American, Asian American, Latino and Native American.