Career Outlook for General Dentists

Also known as:  Family Dentist
The overall job outlook for General Dentist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 4.10 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.68 percent per year. Demand for Dentists is expected to go up, with an expected 50,910 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 7.26 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more General Dentists in the following states
California 12,120
New York 6,970
Texas 5,180
Florida 4,970
Illinois 4,740
Pennsylvania 3,570
Ohio 3,470
The states below have the least number of filled positions for General Dentists
Alaska 150
Vermont 150
North Dakota 170
Rhode Island 170
Wyoming 190
Puerto Rico 210
District of Columbia 210