License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Dentist 624 616 614 621 644
Dentist, 3-year limited license 0 0 0 0 0
Dental Hygienist 505 510 543 511 481
Dental Hygienist, 3-year limited license 0 0 0 0 0
Certified Dental Assistant 106 140 115 106 109

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of July 1, 2019

Dentist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 229 Jefferson 60 Saratoga 179
Allegany 11 Kings 1,356 Schenectady 103
Bronx 336 Lewis 6 Schoharie 10
Broome 113 Livingston 27 Schuyler 4
Cattaraugus 26 Madison 31 Seneca 7
Cayuga 31 Monroe 571 Steuben 34
Chautauqua 61 Montgomery 24 St. Lawrence 35
Chemung 41 Nassau 2,042 Suffolk 1,143
Chenango 9 New York 2,666 Sullivan 29
Clinton 41 Niagara 99 Tioga 8
Columbia 22 Oneida 114 Tompkins 50
Cortland 13 Onondaga 329 Ulster 86
Delaware 12 Ontario 71 Warren 46
Dutchess 203 Orange 206 Washington 15
Erie 725 Orleans 7 Wayne 28
Essex 14 Oswego 33 Westchester 1,168
Franklin 17 Otsego 29 Wyoming 16
Fulton 17 Putnam 51 Yates 4
Genesee 20 Queens 1,557 NYS TOTAL 14,972
Greene 14 Rensselaer 73 OTHER US 3,170
Hamilton 1 Richmond 344 NON-US 82
Herkimer 19 Rockland 336 TOTAL 18,224

Dental Hygienist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 195 Jefferson 81 Saratoga 244
Allegany 13 Kings 642 Schenectady 129
Bronx 273 Lewis 18 Schoharie 19
Broome 219 Livingston 61 Schuyler 5
Cattaraugus 40 Madison 52 Seneca 21
Cayuga 62 Monroe 702 Steuben 54
Chautauqua 61 Montgomery 25 St. Lawrence 67
Chemung 72 Nassau 892 Suffolk 1,087
Chenango 38 New York 332 Sullivan 41
Clinton 42 Niagara 166 Tioga 59
Columbia 35 Oneida 161 Tompkins 28
Cortland 30 Onondaga 339 Ulster 100
Delaware 19 Ontario 97 Warren 42
Dutchess 200 Orange 318 Washington 35
Erie 910 Orleans 22 Wayne 96
Essex 17 Oswego 71 Westchester 394
Franklin 14 Otsego 39 Wyoming 30
Fulton 24 Putnam 76 Yates 12
Genesee 45 Queens 776 NYS TOTAL 10,337
Greene 38 Rensselaer 149 OTHER US 1,479
Hamilton 2 Richmond 338 NON-US 15
Herkimer 24 Rockland 144 TOTAL 11,831

Certified Dental Assistant

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 42 Jefferson 11 Saratoga 34
Allegany 14 Kings 38 Schenectady 13
Bronx 14 Lewis 3 Schoharie 3
Broome 33 Livingston 23 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 27 Madison 22 Seneca 9
Cayuga 9 Monroe 175 Steuben 19
Chautauqua 10 Montgomery 7 St. Lawrence 19
Chemung 19 Nassau 22 Suffolk 59
Chenango 7 New York 14 Sullivan 4
Clinton 11 Niagara 36 Tioga 7
Columbia 7 Oneida 15 Tompkins 2
Cortland 3 Onondaga 143 Ulster 39
Delaware 9 Ontario 40 Warren 9
Dutchess 33 Orange 33 Washington 11
Erie 160 Orleans 15 Wayne 20
Essex 2 Oswego 66 Westchester 8
Franklin 9 Otsego 5 Wyoming 6
Fulton 4 Putnam 15 Yates 6
Genesee 5 Queens 24 NYS TOTAL 1,470
Greene 15 Rensselaer 26 OTHER US 43
Hamilton 0 Richmond 19 NON-US 0
Herkimer 9 Rockland 6 TOTAL 1,513

* 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 10, 2019