License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Dentist 601 542 597 596 624
Dentist, 3-year limited license 12 14 4 1 0
Dental Hygienist 422 441 446 487 505
Dental Hygienist, 3-year limited license 0 0 1 1 0
Certified Dental Assistant 134 114 98 109 106

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of January 1, 2015

Dentist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 249 Jefferson 68 Saratoga 174
Allegany 12 Kings 1,346 Schenectady 113
Bronx 362 Lewis 6 Schoharie 9
Broome 122 Livingston 32 Schuyler 6
Cattaraugus 26 Madison 31 Seneca 10
Cayuga 33 Monroe 552 Steuben 36
Chautauqua 61 Montgomery 28 St. Lawrence 41
Chemung 44 Nassau 2,045 Suffolk 1,173
Chenango 17 New York 2,742 Sullivan 33
Clinton 42 Niagara 103 Tioga 7
Columbia 27 Oneida 125 Tompkins 54
Cortland 13 Onondaga 345 Ulster 99
Delaware 11 Ontario 69 Warren 51
Dutchess 215 Orange 201 Washington 16
Erie 739 Orleans 11 Wayne 36
Essex 17 Oswego 39 Westchester 1,152
Franklin 21 Otsego 27 Wyoming 12
Fulton 18 Putnam 52 Yates 9
Genesee 21 Queens 1,595 NYS TOTAL 15,304
Greene 19 Rensselaer 68 OTHER US 2,955
Hamilton 2 Richmond 349 NON-US 56
Herkimer 21 Rockland 347 TOTAL 18,315

Dental Hygienist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 190 Jefferson 78 Saratoga 228
Allegany 16 Kings 594 Schenectady 136
Bronx 244 Lewis 21 Schoharie 18
Broome 231 Livingston 61 Schuyler 6
Cattaraugus 39 Madison 68 Seneca 21
Cayuga 54 Monroe 710 Steuben 54
Chautauqua 66 Montgomery 30 St. Lawrence 64
Chemung 66 Nassau 852 Suffolk 1007
Chenango 31 New York 310 Sullivan 40
Clinton 40 Niagara 158 Tioga 59
Columbia 30 Oneida 161 Tompkins 29
Cortland 33 Onondaga 338 Ulster 105
Delaware 19 Ontario 100 Warren 45
Dutchess 197 Orange 280 Washington 29
Erie 886 Orleans 21 Wayne 90
Essex 16 Oswego 70 Westchester 369
Franklin 20 Otsego 34 Wyoming 28
Fulton 23 Putnam 70 Yates 14
Genesee 39 Queens 640 NYS TOTAL 9,862
Greene 36 Rensselaer 162 OTHER US 1,368
Hamilton 4 Richmond 311 NON-US 15
Herkimer 23 Rockland 148 TOTAL 11,245

Certified Dental Assistant

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 35 Jefferson 7 Saratoga 30
Allegany 14 Kings 21 Schenectady 12
Bronx 8 Lewis 2 Schoharie 2
Broome 29 Livingston 17 Schuyler 1
Cattaraugus 24 Madison 21 Seneca 10
Cayuga 5 Monroe 132 Steuben 15
Chautauqua 13 Montgomery 4 St. Lawrence 18
Chemung 16 Nassau 27 Suffolk 57
Chenango 8 New York 9 Sullivan 2
Clinton 12 Niagara 39 Tioga 3
Columbia 5 Oneida 16 Tompkins 4
Cortland 3 Onondaga 138 Ulster 33
Delaware 8 Ontario 40 Warren 5
Dutchess 31 Orange 30 Washington 12
Erie 150 Orleans 12 Wayne 18
Essex 1 Oswego 40 Westchester 10
Franklin 7 Otsego 3 Wyoming 3
Fulton 4 Putnam 13 Yates 4
Genesee 5 Queens 11 NYS TOTAL 1,255
Greene 15 Rensselaer 21 OTHER US 29
Hamilton 0 Richmond 9 NON-US 0
Herkimer 8 Rockland 3 TOTAL 1,284

* 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 21, 2015