License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Dentist 596 624 616 614 621
Dentist, 3-year limited license 1 0 0 0 0
Dental Hygienist 487 505 510 543 511
Dental Hygienist, 3-year limited license 1 0 0 0 0
Certified Dental Assistant 109 106 140 115 106

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of January 1, 2018

Dentist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 230 Jefferson 66 Saratoga 174
Allegany 12 Kings 1,361 Schenectady 105
Bronx 355 Lewis 6 Schoharie 9
Broome 109 Livingston 30 Schuyler 4
Cattaraugus 27 Madison 30 Seneca 7
Cayuga 32 Monroe 569 Steuben 36
Chautauqua 61 Montgomery 27 St. Lawrence 36
Chemung 43 Nassau 2,053 Suffolk 1,177
Chenango 15 New York 2,690 Sullivan 31
Clinton 45 Niagara 104 Tioga 9
Columbia 22 Oneida 114 Tompkins 52
Cortland 14 Onondaga 341 Ulster 92
Delaware 10 Ontario 70 Warren 48
Dutchess 201 Orange 206 Washington 16
Erie 718 Orleans 9 Wayne 33
Essex 14 Oswego 35 Westchester 1,161
Franklin 16 Otsego 30 Wyoming 15
Fulton 18 Putnam 51 Yates 6
Genesee 21 Queens 1,567 NYS TOTAL 15,124
Greene 15 Rensselaer 73 OTHER US 3,090
Hamilton 1 Richmond 354 NON-US 72
Herkimer 21 Rockland 326 TOTAL 18,286

Dental Hygienist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 201 Jefferson 82 Saratoga 238
Allegany 15 Kings 629 Schenectady 141
Bronx 274 Lewis 20 Schoharie 18
Broome 222 Livingston 58 Schuyler 5
Cattaraugus 41 Madison 62 Seneca 23
Cayuga 62 Monroe 712 Steuben 54
Chautauqua 64 Montgomery 30 St. Lawrence 65
Chemung 73 Nassau 879 Suffolk 1,083
Chenango 37 New York 330 Sullivan 40
Clinton 39 Niagara 158 Tioga 62
Columbia 36 Oneida 167 Tompkins 31
Cortland 28 Onondaga 330 Ulster 100
Delaware 18 Ontario 95 Warren 45
Dutchess 198 Orange 300 Washington 34
Erie 916 Orleans 20 Wayne 92
Essex 15 Oswego 71 Westchester 387
Franklin 17 Otsego 37 Wyoming 31
Fulton 22 Putnam 71 Yates 13
Genesee 42 Queens 761 NYS TOTAL 10,291
Greene 39 Rensselaer 153 OTHER US 1,425
Hamilton 2 Richmond 331 NON-US 15
Herkimer 26 Rockland 146 TOTAL 11,731

Certified Dental Assistant

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 42 Jefferson 9 Saratoga 29
Allegany 10 Kings 26 Schenectady 11
Bronx 8 Lewis 2 Schoharie 3
Broome 33 Livingston 17 Schuyler 1
Cattaraugus 28 Madison 24 Seneca 10
Cayuga 12 Monroe 162 Steuben 16
Chautauqua 11 Montgomery 6 St. Lawrence 23
Chemung 16 Nassau 22 Suffolk 58
Chenango 8 New York 10 Sullivan 2
Clinton 11 Niagara 38 Tioga 5
Columbia 7 Oneida 16 Tompkins 3
Cortland 3 Onondaga 146 Ulster 33
Delaware 9 Ontario 40 Warren 10
Dutchess 35 Orange 34 Washington 10
Erie 154 Orleans 16 Wayne 18
Essex 2 Oswego 67 Westchester 9
Franklin 8 Otsego 5 Wyoming 7
Fulton 4 Putnam 15 Yates 6
Genesee 4 Queens 17 NYS TOTAL 1,403
Greene 16 Rensselaer 25 OTHER US 35
Hamilton 0 Richmond 17 NON-US 0
Herkimer 8 Rockland 6 TOTAL 1,438

* 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 26, 2018