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 January 1, 2016

Dentist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 242 Jefferson 67 Saratoga 174
Allegany 12 Kings 1,371 Schenectady 106
Bronx 365 Lewis 5 Schoharie 11
Broome 120 Livingston 33 Schuyler 6
Cattaraugus 26 Madison 30 Seneca 10
Cayuga 34 Monroe 553 Steuben 32
Chautauqua 63 Montgomery 27 St. Lawrence 37
Chemung 45 Nassau 2,047 Suffolk 1,172
Chenango 16 New York 2,723 Sullivan 32
Clinton 45 Niagara 102 Tioga 7
Columbia 24 Oneida 121 Tompkins 54
Cortland 13 Onondaga 342 Ulster 92
Delaware 10 Ontario 70 Warren 49
Dutchess 202 Orange 207 Washington 16
Erie 733 Orleans 10 Wayne 35
Essex 17 Oswego 38 Westchester 1,163
Franklin 21 Otsego 29 Wyoming 15
Fulton 19 Putnam 53 Yates 9
Genesee 21 Queens 1,589 NYS TOTAL 15,274
Greene 20 Rensselaer 73 OTHER US 3,003
Hamilton 2 Richmond 352 NON-US 67
Herkimer 21 Rockland 341 TOTAL 18,344

Dental Hygienist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 195 Jefferson 82 Saratoga 231
Allegany 15 Kings 590 Schenectady 142
Bronx 260 Lewis 20 Schoharie 19
Broome 231 Livingston 62 Schuyler 7
Cattaraugus 39 Madison 67 Seneca 20
Cayuga 59 Monroe 713 Steuben 57
Chautauqua 68 Montgomery 32 St. Lawrence 64
Chemung 67 Nassau 858 Suffolk 1,029
Chenango 32 New York 322 Sullivan 41
Clinton 41 Niagara 162 Tioga 57
Columbia 36 Oneida 167 Tompkins 32
Cortland 29 Onondaga 341 Ulster 109
Delaware 20 Ontario 97 Warren 43
Dutchess 196 Orange 291 Washington 33
Erie 905 Orleans 21 Wayne 93
Essex 16 Oswego 70 Westchester 381
Franklin 21 Otsego 35 Wyoming 26
Fulton 23 Putnam 70 Yates 12
Genesee 39 Queens 692 NYS TOTAL 10,058
Greene 39 Rensselaer 155 OTHER US 1,387
Hamilton 3 Richmond 311 NON-US 16
Herkimer 24 Rockland 146 TOTAL 11,461

Certified Dental Assistant

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 40 Jefferson 6 Saratoga 30
Allegany 14 Kings 22 Schenectady 13
Bronx 10 Lewis 2 Schoharie 3
Broome 33 Livingston 16 Schuyler 1
Cattaraugus 24 Madison 24 Seneca 10
Cayuga 10 Monroe 142 Steuben 15
Chautauqua 13 Montgomery 4 St. Lawrence 19
Chemung 17 Nassau 26 Suffolk 56
Chenango 7 New York 9 Sullivan 3
Clinton 12 Niagara 41 Tioga 4
Columbia 5 Oneida 18 Tompkins 4
Cortland 3 Onondaga 148 Ulster 34
Delaware 9 Ontario 37 Warren 5
Dutchess 33 Orange 32 Washington 11
Erie 150 Orleans 15 Wayne 17
Essex 2 Oswego 54 Westchester 8
Franklin 6 Otsego 5 Wyoming 5
Fulton 5 Putnam 16 Yates 7
Genesee 5 Queens 15 NYS TOTAL 1,338
Greene 18 Rensselaer 23 OTHER US 36
Hamilton 0 Richmond 11 NON-US 0
Herkimer 8 Rockland 3 TOTAL 1,374

* 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 24, 2016