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High prophy fee scarsdale

April 23, 2012
High prophy fees reported in Scarsdale, N.Y.
10583 zip code
  • Median fee for adult prophylaxis: $162
  • ADA’s reported median for its Middle Atlantic region, which includes New York: $85
  • Overall, the state of New York ranks 18th in the country for residents’ annual visits to the dental office; 73% of the state’s residents visited the dentist in 2011.

Of all the zip codes above, this Scarsdale neighborhood is the only one with a website

Scarsdale has a population of 48,339. The median income for the zip code is $202,465, out of the ballpark of New York state’s average of $54,659. The median value of a house or condo in Scarsdale is $973,027.

For better or worse, it’s the home of the “reindeer rule,” which came about during the 1980s, stating that nativity scenes on public land must use nonreligious symbols.

For better or worse, Dr. Herman Tarnower developed the Scarsdale Medical Diet while practicing cardiology in the area during the 1970s. Yes, a woman he was having an affair with later murdered him, which resulted in a boost in the diet book’s sales, and Sir Ben Kingsley acted his role in the related movie.

When you get tired of the drama of Scarsdale, or just want a cheaper prophy, the express train delivers you to Manhattan in 29 minutes.