Dental care is incredibly important for the health of an individual. Regular dental care can result in lower direct and indirect medical costs. Dental care is also positively correlated with mental health, making dental care an incredibly important yet often overlooked need in a community.

Peer City Perspective

Louisville currently ranks 1st among its peer cities in number of dentists per 100,000 people in Louisville with 98 per 100,000.

On this metric, Louisville ranks among the top tier of its peer group according to a natural breaks algorithm. Cities in green are those that outperform their peers, cities in yellow represent the middle cluster, and those in red are a group that lags behind its peers on this indicator.