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 January 1, 2020

Dentist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 232 Jefferson 58 Saratoga 180
Allegany 11 Kings 1,384 Schenectady 99
Bronx 330 Lewis 6 Schoharie 10
Broome 112 Livingston 27 Schuyler 4
Cattaraugus 24 Madison 32 Seneca 7
Cayuga 31 Monroe 575 Steuben 34
Chautauqua 62 Montgomery 24 St. Lawrence 37
Chemung 41 Nassau 2,080 Suffolk 1,135
Chenango 9 New York 2,693 Sullivan 31
Clinton 44 Niagara 100 Tioga 8
Columbia 21 Oneida 115 Tompkins 47
Cortland 14 Onondaga 329 Ulster 86
Delaware 9 Ontario 69 Warren 47
Dutchess 202 Orange 205 Washington 15
Erie 720 Orleans 8 Wayne 28
Essex 13 Oswego 33 Westchester 1,179
Franklin 18 Otsego 27 Wyoming 16
Fulton 17 Putnam 52 Yates 5
Genesee 20 Queens 1,568 NYS TOTAL 15,070
Greene 17 Rensselaer 71 OTHER US 3,224
Hamilton 1 Richmond 348 NON-US 83
Herkimer 19 Rockland 331 TOTAL 18,377

Dental Hygienist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 200 Jefferson 83 Saratoga 254
Allegany 13 Kings 669 Schenectady 128
Bronx 269 Lewis 18 Schoharie 19
Broome 224 Livingston 60 Schuyler 5
Cattaraugus 45 Madison 52 Seneca 20
Cayuga 62 Monroe 702 Steuben 52
Chautauqua 57 Montgomery 24 St. Lawrence 67
Chemung 72 Nassau 906 Suffolk 1,085
Chenango 37 New York 340 Sullivan 41
Clinton 46 Niagara 172 Tioga 55
Columbia 34 Oneida 166 Tompkins 31
Cortland 30 Onondaga 339 Ulster 101
Delaware 20 Ontario 98 Warren 44
Dutchess 207 Orange 328 Washington 36
Erie 937 Orleans 22 Wayne 90
Essex 19 Oswego 74 Westchester 396
Franklin 13 Otsego 40 Wyoming 29
Fulton 26 Putnam 77 Yates 12
Genesee 45 Queens 829 NYS TOTAL 10,536
Greene 39 Rensselaer 153 OTHER US 1,497
Hamilton 2 Richmond 356 NON-US 15
Herkimer 27 Rockland 139 TOTAL 12,048

Registered Dental Assistant

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 42 Jefferson 11 Saratoga 36
Allegany 15 Kings 43 Schenectady 14
Bronx 18 Lewis 3 Schoharie 3
Broome 33 Livingston 23 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 27 Madison 21 Seneca 11
Cayuga 10 Monroe 177 Steuben 19
Chautauqua 9 Montgomery 7 St. Lawrence 20
Chemung 20 Nassau 23 Suffolk 56
Chenango 7 New York 15 Sullivan 4
Clinton 11 Niagara 38 Tioga 6
Columbia 6 Oneida 15 Tompkins 2
Cortland 3 Onondaga 134 Ulster 37
Delaware 9 Ontario 39 Warren 10
Dutchess 35 Orange 32 Washington 12
Erie 165 Orleans 16 Wayne 22
Essex 2 Oswego 69 Westchester 8
Franklin 9 Otsego 5 Wyoming 6
Fulton 4 Putnam 14 Yates 6
Genesee 5 Queens 31 NYS TOTAL 1,495
Greene 14 Rensselaer 25 OTHER US 50
Hamilton 0 Richmond 21 NON-US 0
Herkimer 9 Rockland 6 TOTAL 1,545

* 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: January 13, 2020