License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Dentist 597 596 624 616 614
Dentist, 3-year limited license 4 1 0 0 0
Dental Hygienist 446 487 505 510 543
Dental Hygienist, 3-year limited license 1 1 0 0 0
Certified Dental Assistant 98 109 106 140 115

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of January 1, 2017

Dentist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 236 Jefferson 68 Saratoga 177
Allegany 12 Kings 1,380 Schenectady 106
Bronx 359 Lewis 5 Schoharie 10
Broome 112 Livingston 32 Schuyler 4
Cattaraugus 27 Madison 31 Seneca 10
Cayuga 34 Monroe 560 Steuben 34
Chautauqua 63 Montgomery 28 St. Lawrence 37
Chemung 42 Nassau 2,048 Suffolk 1,168
Chenango 15 New York 2,705 Sullivan 31
Clinton 46 Niagara 101 Tioga 8
Columbia 23 Oneida 117 Tompkins 53
Cortland 13 Onondaga 344 Ulster 92
Delaware 9 Ontario 74 Warren 51
Dutchess 201 Orange 211 Washington 15
Erie 724 Orleans 10 Wayne 36
Essex 17 Oswego 37 Westchester 1,150
Franklin 19 Otsego 31 Wyoming 15
Fulton 16 Putnam 52 Yates 6
Genesee 21 Queens 1,578 NYS TOTAL 15,214
Greene 18 Rensselaer 74 OTHER US 3,033
Hamilton 2 Richmond 353 NON-US 67
Herkimer 20 Rockland 343 TOTAL 18,314

Dental Hygienist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 200 Jefferson 80 Saratoga 236
Allegany 16 Kings 596 Schenectady 144
Bronx 271 Lewis 21 Schoharie 19
Broome 225 Livingston 60 Schuyler 6
Cattaraugus 41 Madison 65 Seneca 22
Cayuga 59 Monroe 718 Steuben 54
Chautauqua 67 Montgomery 30 St. Lawrence 62
Chemung 65 Nassau 877 Suffolk 1,064
Chenango 32 New York 321 Sullivan 44
Clinton 42 Niagara 158 Tioga 59
Columbia 33 Oneida 165 Tompkins 32
Cortland 30 Onondaga 338 Ulster 106
Delaware 19 Ontario 99 Warren 44
Dutchess 198 Orange 289 Washington 35
Erie 913 Orleans 21 Wayne 89
Essex 15 Oswego 77 Westchester 386
Franklin 18 Otsego 38 Wyoming 27
Fulton 22 Putnam 73 Yates 12
Genesee 40 Queens 723 NYS TOTAL 10,196
Greene 40 Rensselaer 152 OTHER US 1,432
Hamilton 2 Richmond 329 NON-US 14
Herkimer 27 Rockland 150 TOTAL 11,642

Certified Dental Assistant

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 39 Jefferson 7 Saratoga 31
Allegany 12 Kings 23 Schenectady 13
Bronx 9 Lewis 2 Schoharie 3
Broome 34 Livingston 17 Schuyler 1
Cattaraugus 25 Madison 24 Seneca 10
Cayuga 11 Monroe 153 Steuben 17
Chautauqua 13 Montgomery 4 St. Lawrence 22
Chemung 16 Nassau 27 Suffolk 60
Chenango 7 New York 9 Sullivan 2
Clinton 14 Niagara 42 Tioga 5
Columbia 6 Oneida 16 Tompkins 3
Cortland 3 Onondaga 142 Ulster 34
Delaware 10 Ontario 38 Warren 7
Dutchess 32 Orange 33 Washington 8
Erie 155 Orleans 15 Wayne 16
Essex 2 Oswego 59 Westchester 10
Franklin 8 Otsego 5 Wyoming 6
Fulton 4 Putnam 14 Yates 6
Genesee 5 Queens 16 NYS TOTAL 1,375
Greene 17 Rensselaer 24 OTHER US 37
Hamilton 0 Richmond 16 NON-US 0
Herkimer 8 Rockland 5 TOTAL 1,412

* Location reflects the licensee's primary mailing address on record with the Office of the Professions; the address is not necessarily the licensee's practice address. Although licensees must be registered to use the professional title or to practice within New York State, being registered does not mean the licensee is actively doing so.

Last Updated: January 19, 2017