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 July 1, 2015

Dentist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 243 Jefferson 67 Saratoga 173
Allegany 12 Kings 1,335 Schenectady 112
Bronx 353 Lewis 5 Schoharie 10
Broome 118 Livingston 33 Schuyler 7
Cattaraugus 27 Madison 31 Seneca 10
Cayuga 33 Monroe 552 Steuben 34
Chautauqua 63 Montgomery 26 St. Lawrence 38
Chemung 43 Nassau 2,027 Suffolk 1,176
Chenango 15 New York 2,717 Sullivan 33
Clinton 45 Niagara 101 Tioga 7
Columbia 24 Oneida 125 Tompkins 53
Cortland 13 Onondaga 340 Ulster 95
Delaware 11 Ontario 68 Warren 49
Dutchess 208 Orange 205 Washington 16
Erie 733 Orleans 10 Wayne 34
Essex 17 Oswego 37 Westchester 1,156
Franklin 22 Otsego 28 Wyoming 13
Fulton 18 Putnam 51 Yates 10
Genesee 21 Queens 1,579 NYS TOTAL 15,179
Greene 20 Rensselaer 70 OTHER US 2,976
Hamilton 2 Richmond 340 NON-US 60
Herkimer 21 Rockland 344 TOTAL 18,215

Dental Hygienist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 189 Jefferson 83 Saratoga 228
Allegany 15 Kings 580 Schenectady 136
Bronx 253 Lewis 20 Schoharie 19
Broome 227 Livingston 61 Schuyler 6
Cattaraugus 39 Madison 69 Seneca 20
Cayuga 58 Monroe 707 Steuben 55
Chautauqua 66 Montgomery 33 St. Lawrence 65
Chemung 65 Nassau 856 Suffolk 1,012
Chenango 32 New York 311 Sullivan 40
Clinton 40 Niagara 158 Tioga 56
Columbia 32 Oneida 166 Tompkins 30
Cortland 31 Onondaga 336 Ulster 107
Delaware 19 Ontario 97 Warren 45
Dutchess 197 Orange 287 Washington 32
Erie 872 Orleans 21 Wayne 89
Essex 16 Oswego 71 Westchester 369
Franklin 19 Otsego 34 Wyoming 28
Fulton 22 Putnam 67 Yates 14
Genesee 38 Queens 652 NYS TOTAL 9,866
Greene 37 Rensselaer 159 OTHER US 1,367
Hamilton 4 Richmond 308 NON-US 16
Herkimer 23 Rockland 145 TOTAL 11,249

Certified Dental Assistant

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 37 Jefferson 7 Saratoga 30
Allegany 13 Kings 22 Schenectady 12
Bronx 10 Lewis 2 Schoharie 2
Broome 31 Livingston 16 Schuyler 1
Cattaraugus 23 Madison 22 Seneca 9
Cayuga 10 Monroe 140 Steuben 15
Chautauqua 11 Montgomery 4 St. Lawrence 18
Chemung 17 Nassau 28 Suffolk 58
Chenango 7 New York 9 Sullivan 3
Clinton 12 Niagara 38 Tioga 3
Columbia 6 Oneida 19 Tompkins 4
Cortland 3 Onondaga 145 Ulster 34
Delaware 9 Ontario 39 Warren 5
Dutchess 33 Orange 30 Washington 11
Erie 149 Orleans 14 Wayne 19
Essex 1 Oswego 50 Westchester 9
Franklin 8 Otsego 5 Wyoming 4
Fulton 5 Putnam 15 Yates 4
Genesee 6 Queens 14 NYS TOTAL 1,312
Greene 17 Rensselaer 22 OTHER US 32
Hamilton 0 Richmond 11 NON-US 0
Herkimer 8 Rockland 3 TOTAL 1,344

* 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: July 21, 2015