License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Dentist 624 616 614 621 644
Dentist, 3-year limited license 0 0 0 0 0
Dental Hygienist 505 510 543 511 481
Dental Hygienist, 3-year limited license 0 0 0 0 0
Certified Dental Assistant 106 140 115 106 109

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of January 1, 2019

Dentist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 232 Jefferson 62 Saratoga 175
Allegany 12 Kings 1,374 Schenectady 105
Bronx 341 Lewis 6 Schoharie 10
Broome 116 Livingston 26 Schuyler 4
Cattaraugus 27 Madison 30 Seneca 8
Cayuga 31 Monroe 577 Steuben 33
Chautauqua 61 Montgomery 25 St. Lawrence 36
Chemung 43 Nassau 2,052 Suffolk 1,164
Chenango 9 New York 2,676 Sullivan 30
Clinton 41 Niagara 98 Tioga 8
Columbia 19 Oneida 114 Tompkins 51
Cortland 13 Onondaga 334 Ulster 86
Delaware 12 Ontario 72 Warren 46
Dutchess 207 Orange 206 Washington 15
Erie 722 Orleans 8 Wayne 29
Essex 14 Oswego 37 Westchester 1,160
Franklin 17 Otsego 30 Wyoming 17
Fulton 17 Putnam 53 Yates 5
Genesee 21 Queens 1,570 NYS TOTAL 15,075
Greene 14 Rensselaer 74 OTHER US 3,141
Hamilton 1 Richmond 343 NON-US 83
Herkimer 21 Rockland 335 TOTAL 18,299

Dental Hygienist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 201 Jefferson 79 Saratoga 241
Allegany 13 Kings 652 Schenectady 134
Bronx 281 Lewis 18 Schoharie 18
Broome 221 Livingston 62 Schuyler 5
Cattaraugus 40 Madison 54 Seneca 20
Cayuga 63 Monroe 711 Steuben 56
Chautauqua 64 Montgomery 26 St. Lawrence 67
Chemung 73 Nassau 896 Suffolk 1,096
Chenango 37 New York 335 Sullivan 42
Clinton 42 Niagara 168 Tioga 61
Columbia 36 Oneida 164 Tompkins 28
Cortland 29 Onondaga 333 Ulster 99
Delaware 19 Ontario 95 Warren 44
Dutchess 199 Orange 313 Washington 38
Erie 921 Orleans 22 Wayne 96
Essex 15 Oswego 71 Westchester 401
Franklin 16 Otsego 39 Wyoming 32
Fulton 23 Putnam 72 Yates 12
Genesee 43 Queens 786 NYS TOTAL 10,428
Greene 38 Rensselaer 158 OTHER US 1,468
Hamilton 2 Richmond 339 NON-US 15
Herkimer 24 Rockland 145 TOTAL 11,911

Certified Dental Assistant

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 42 Jefferson 11 Saratoga 33
Allegany 13 Kings 35 Schenectady 11
Bronx 12 Lewis 3 Schoharie 3
Broome 33 Livingston 19 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 26 Madison 23 Seneca 10
Cayuga 8 Monroe 170 Steuben 20
Chautauqua 10 Montgomery 7 St. Lawrence 20
Chemung 19 Nassau 21 Suffolk 59
Chenango 8 New York 13 Sullivan 4
Clinton 11 Niagara 39 Tioga 7
Columbia 7 Oneida 16 Tompkins 2
Cortland 3 Onondaga 141 Ulster 38
Delaware 9 Ontario 40 Warren 10
Dutchess 32 Orange 32 Washington 11
Erie 152 Orleans 16 Wayne 19
Essex 2 Oswego 65 Westchester 9
Franklin 9 Otsego 5 Wyoming 7
Fulton 4 Putnam 15 Yates 5
Genesee 4 Queens 21 NYS TOTAL 1,435
Greene 15 Rensselaer 25 OTHER US 38
Hamilton 0 Richmond 16 NON-US 0
Herkimer 7 Rockland 6 TOTAL 1,473

* 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 14, 2019