License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Dentist 616 614 621 644 655
Dentist, 3-year limited license 0 0 0 0 0
Dental Hygienist 510 543 511 481 472
Dental Hygienist, 3-year limited license 0 0 0 0 0
Registered Dental Assistant 140 115 106 109 119

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of July 1, 2020

Dentist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 237 Jefferson 59 Saratoga 177
Allegany 12 Kings 1,363 Schenectady 101
Bronx 314 Lewis 6 Schoharie 10
Broome 111 Livingston 28 Schuyler 4
Cattaraugus 25 Madison 28 Seneca 7
Cayuga 32 Monroe 564 Steuben 31
Chautauqua 59 Montgomery 23 St. Lawrence 36
Chemung 39 Nassau 2,073 Suffolk 1,123
Chenango 8 New York 2,685 Sullivan 29
Clinton 42 Niagara 98 Tioga 10
Columbia 21 Oneida 112 Tompkins 44
Cortland 13 Onondaga 330 Ulster 88
Delaware 9 Ontario 72 Warren 48
Dutchess 200 Orange 198 Washington 14
Erie 707 Orleans 8 Wayne 28
Essex 13 Oswego 31 Westchester 1,173
Franklin 17 Otsego 25 Wyoming 15
Fulton 17 Putnam 55 Yates 5
Genesee 21 Queens 1,549 NYS TOTAL 14,929
Greene 18 Rensselaer 74 OTHER US 3,224
Hamilton 1 Richmond 338 NON-US 94
Herkimer 17 Rockland 333 TOTAL 18,247

Dental Hygienist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 205 Jefferson 80 Saratoga 257
Allegany 15 Kings 659 Schenectady 119
Bronx 270 Lewis 17 Schoharie 18
Broome 218 Livingston 59 Schuyler 5
Cattaraugus 45 Madison 50 Seneca 20
Cayuga 61 Monroe 694 Steuben 50
Chautauqua 58 Montgomery 23 St. Lawrence 65
Chemung 68 Nassau 909 Suffolk 1,074
Chenango 35 New York 330 Sullivan 42
Clinton 44 Niagara 173 Tioga 54
Columbia 31 Oneida 165 Tompkins 32
Cortland 30 Onondaga 340 Ulster 100
Delaware 21 Ontario 97 Warren 45
Dutchess 206 Orange 320 Washington 39
Erie 923 Orleans 22 Wayne 87
Essex 19 Oswego 74 Westchester 401
Franklin 13 Otsego 41 Wyoming 28
Fulton 23 Putnam 75 Yates 13
Genesee 45 Queens 829 NYS TOTAL 10,442
Greene 41 Rensselaer 144 OTHER US 1,508
Hamilton 2 Richmond 352 NON-US 17
Herkimer 27 Rockland 140 TOTAL 11,967

Registered Dental Assistant

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 42 Jefferson 11 Saratoga 41
Allegany 16 Kings 44 Schenectady 12
Bronx 20 Lewis 3 Schoharie 4
Broome 35 Livingston 21 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 24 Madison 21 Seneca 12
Cayuga 10 Monroe 175 Steuben 20
Chautauqua 9 Montgomery 7 St. Lawrence 20
Chemung 19 Nassau 24 Suffolk 56
Chenango 7 New York 16 Sullivan 4
Clinton 11 Niagara 39 Tioga 7
Columbia 4 Oneida 15 Tompkins 1
Cortland 4 Onondaga 130 Ulster 38
Delaware 9 Ontario 38 Warren 9
Dutchess 36 Orange 31 Washington 13
Erie 164 Orleans 17 Wayne 25
Essex 3 Oswego 67 Westchester 6
Franklin 9 Otsego 5 Wyoming 6
Fulton 3 Putnam 15 Yates 6
Genesee 8 Queens 34 NYS TOTAL 1,502
Greene 14 Rensselaer 26 OTHER US 54
Hamilton 0 Richmond 19 NON-US 0
Herkimer 9 Rockland 6 TOTAL 1,556

* 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 16, 2020