License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Dentist 502 601 542 597 596
Dentist, 3-year limited license 16 12 14 4 1
Dental Hygienist 455 422 441 446 487
Dental Hygienist, 3-year limited license 3 0 0 1 1
Certified Dental Assistant 106 134 114 98 109

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of January 1, 2014

Dentist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 265 Jefferson 67 Saratoga 184
Allegany 17 Kings 1,484 Schenectady 121
Bronx 413 Lewis 6 Schoharie 13
Broome 141 Livingston 38 Schuyler 7
Cattaraugus 35 Madison 36 Seneca 12
Cayuga 42 Monroe 585 Steuben 44
Chautauqua 63 Montgomery 27 St. Lawrence 51
Chemung 54 Nassau 2,175 Suffolk 1,290
Chenango 20 New York 2,876 Sullivan 46
Clinton 42 Niagara 128 Tioga 12
Columbia 30 Oneida 142 Tompkins 59
Cortland 14 Onondaga 362 Ulster 116
Delaware 16 Ontario 68 Warren 51
Dutchess 243 Orange 269 Washington 17
Erie 1133 Orleans 13 Wayne 40
Essex 17 Oswego 45 Westchester 1,237
Franklin 23 Otsego 35 Wyoming 15
Fulton 22 Putnam 63 Yates 8
Genesee 24 Queens 1,690 NYS TOTAL 16,936
Greene 29 Rensselaer 73 OTHER US 2,939
Hamilton 1 Richmond 391 NON-US 51
Herkimer 21 Rockland 375 TOTAL 19,926

Dental Hygienist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 197 Jefferson 72 Saratoga 230
Allegany 17 Kings 600 Schenectady 133
Bronx 229 Lewis 22 Schoharie 18
Broome 238 Livingston 59 Schuyler 5
Cattaraugus 41 Madison 68 Seneca 21
Cayuga 58 Monroe 705 Steuben 53
Chautauqua 66 Montgomery 30 St. Lawrence 67
Chemung 71 Nassau 840 Suffolk 968
Chenango 34 New York 309 Sullivan 40
Clinton 40 Niagara 168 Tioga 62
Columbia 36 Oneida 156 Tompkins 29
Cortland 33 Onondaga 335 Ulster 105
Delaware 20 Ontario 98 Warren 50
Dutchess 189 Orange 271 Washington 30
Erie 889 Orleans 20 Wayne 101
Essex 19 Oswego 71 Westchester 367
Franklin 19 Otsego 42 Wyoming 27
Fulton 23 Putnam 69 Yates 20
Genesee 39 Queens 603 NYS TOTAL 9,813
Greene 35 Rensselaer 168 OTHER US 1,332
Hamilton 4 Richmond 308 NON-US 14
Herkimer 28 Rockland 148 TOTAL 11,159

Certified Dental Assistant

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 24 Jefferson 7 Saratoga 33
Allegany 13 Kings 21 Schenectady 10
Bronx 7 Lewis 2 Schoharie 2
Broome 28 Livingston 16 Schuyler 1
Cattaraugus 24 Madison 22 Seneca 10
Cayuga 5 Monroe 125 Steuben 16
Chautauqua 15 Montgomery 4 St. Lawrence 18
Chemung 18 Nassau 25 Suffolk 50
Chenango 9 New York 10 Sullivan 10
Clinton 8 Niagara 38 Tioga 3
Columbia 4 Oneida 16 Tompkins 3
Cortland 3 Onondaga 133 Ulster 32
Delaware 8 Ontario 41 Warren 7
Dutchess 31 Orange 50 Washington 10
Erie 146 Orleans 12 Wayne 21
Essex 1 Oswego 40 Westchester 11
Franklin 5 Otsego 1 Wyoming 3
Fulton 4 Putnam 12 Yates 5
Genesee 6 Queens 11 NYS TOTAL 1,244
Greene 15 Rensselaer 21 OTHER US 25
Hamilton 0 Richmond 7 NON-US 0
Herkimer 8 Rockland 3 TOTAL 1,269

* 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: February 7, 2014