License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Dentist 542 597 596 624 616
Dentist, 3-year limited license 14 4 1 0 0
Dental Hygienist 441 446 487 505 510
Dental Hygienist, 3-year limited license 0 1 1 0 0
Certified Dental Assistant 114 98 109 106 140

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of July 1, 2016

Dentist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 239 Jefferson 67 Saratoga 180
Allegany 12 Kings 1,349 Schenectady 105
Bronx 355 Lewis 5 Schoharie 11
Broome 115 Livingston 33 Schuyler 5
Cattaraugus 27 Madison 30 Seneca 10
Cayuga 34 Monroe 551 Steuben 35
Chautauqua 34 Montgomery 26 St. Lawrence 36
Chemung 42 Nassau 2,030 Suffolk 1,169
Chenango 16 New York 2,694 Sullivan 31
Clinton 47 Niagara 101 Tioga 7
Columbia 24 Oneida 120 Tompkins 52
Cortland 13 Onondaga 338 Ulster 90
Delaware 9 Ontario 70 Warren 47
Dutchess 201 Orange 209 Washington 17
Erie 722 Orleans 10 Wayne 36
Essex 16 Oswego 37 Westchester 1,152
Franklin 21 Otsego 31 Wyoming 14
Fulton 17 Putnam 54 Yates 7
Genesee 20 Queens 1,560 NYS TOTAL 15,116
Greene 19 Rensselaer 73 OTHER US 2,988
Hamilton 2 Richmond 352 NON-US 65
Herkimer 20 Rockland 337 TOTAL 18,169

Dental Hygienist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 196 Jefferson 78 Saratoga 228
Allegany 16 Kings 590 Schenectady 142
Bronx 260 Lewis 20 Schoharie 19
Broome 225 Livingston 61 Schuyler 6
Cattaraugus 39 Madison 65 Seneca 21
Cayuga 60 Monroe 711 Steuben 56
Chautauqua 66 Montgomery 32 St. Lawrence 62
Chemung 66 Nassau 863 Suffolk 1,048
Chenango 35 New York 320 Sullivan 43
Clinton 42 Niagara 155 Tioga 56
Columbia 33 Oneida 165 Tompkins 33
Cortland 29 Onondaga 340 Ulster 106
Delaware 20 Ontario 95 Warren 42
Dutchess 197 Orange 285 Washington 34
Erie 895 Orleans 21 Wayne 91
Essex 16 Oswego 74 Westchester 379
Franklin 18 Otsego 37 Wyoming 26
Fulton 22 Putnam 71 Yates 12
Genesee 40 Queens 687 NYS TOTAL 10,028
Greene 39 Rensselaer 150 OTHER US 1,417
Hamilton 2 Richmond 316 NON-US 14
Herkimer 23 Rockland 149 TOTAL 11,459

Certified Dental Assistant

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 39 Jefferson 6 Saratoga 31
Allegany 13 Kings 21 Schenectady 13
Bronx 10 Lewis 2 Schoharie 3
Broome 34 Livingston 17 Schuyler 1
Cattaraugus 24 Madison 24 Seneca 10
Cayuga 10 Monroe 147 Steuben 17
Chautauqua 13 Montgomery 4 St. Lawrence 20
Chemung 17 Nassau 28 Suffolk 58
Chenango 7 New York 10 Sullivan 3
Clinton 14 Niagara 42 Tioga 4
Columbia 6 Oneida 16 Tompkins 4
Cortland 3 Onondaga 149 Ulster 34
Delaware 9 Ontario 39 Warren 5
Dutchess 33 Orange 32 Washington 10
Erie 158 Orleans 14 Wayne 17
Essex 2 Oswego 56 Westchester 8
Franklin 7 Otsego 5 Wyoming 5
Fulton 4 Putnam 15 Yates 7
Genesee 5 Queens 16 NYS TOTAL 1,366
Greene 17 Rensselaer 23 OTHER US 35
Hamilton 0 Richmond 12 NON-US 0
Herkimer 8 Rockland 5 TOTAL 1,401

* 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: August 3, 2016