"Furthermore, it appears that a small number of dentists treat the majority of New York’s nearly 5 million Medicaid patients. More than half of the dentists in the state said they have no Medicaid patients at all, while 10 percent said that 60 percent or more of their patients are on Medicaid."
“We do have an oral health supply problem in New York, but the issue is not the number of dentists” said Jean Moore, director of the CHWS. “It is getting the dentists to work in underserved areas.”Got teeth? New York’s got plenty of dentists | The Business Review