License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Dentist 597 596 624 616 614
Dentist, 3-year limited license 4 1 0 0 0
Dental Hygienist 446 487 505 510 543
Dental Hygienist, 3-year limited license 1 1 0 0 0
Certified Dental Assistant 98 109 106 140 115

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of January 1, 2017

Dentist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 227 Jefferson 68 Saratoga 176
Allegany 11 Kings 1,355 Schenectady 105
Bronx 354 Lewis 5 Schoharie 9
Broome 110 Livingston 30 Schuyler 4
Cattaraugus 27 Madison 30 Seneca 9
Cayuga 36 Monroe 569 Steuben 34
Chautauqua 62 Montgomery 29 St. Lawrence 37
Chemung 41 Nassau 2,044 Suffolk 1,165
Chenango 14 New York 2,669 Sullivan 31
Clinton 46 Niagara 101 Tioga 8
Columbia 23 Oneida 118 Tompkins 54
Cortland 13 Onondaga 340 Ulster 92
Delaware 9 Ontario 69 Warren 49
Dutchess 201 Orange 208 Washington 14
Erie 722 Orleans 9 Wayne 36
Essex 14 Oswego 35 Westchester 1,153
Franklin 16 Otsego 30 Wyoming 15
Fulton 17 Putnam 50 Yates 7
Genesee 20 Queens 1,565 NYS TOTAL 15,077
Greene 16 Rensselaer 74 OTHER US 3,040
Hamilton 1 Richmond 351 NON-US 68
Herkimer 20 Rockland 332 TOTAL 18,185

Dental Hygienist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 195 Jefferson 79 Saratoga 238
Allegany 16 Kings 599 Schenectady 146
Bronx 266 Lewis 21 Schoharie 19
Broome 224 Livingston 60 Schuyler 6
Cattaraugus 40 Madison 65 Seneca 22
Cayuga 62 Monroe 705 Steuben 54
Chautauqua 65 Montgomery 30 St. Lawrence 62
Chemung 67 Nassau 873 Suffolk 1,071
Chenango 36 New York 326 Sullivan 40
Clinton 40 Niagara 157 Tioga 61
Columbia 32 Oneida 163 Tompkins 32
Cortland 28 Onondaga 335 Ulster 107
Delaware 19 Ontario 91 Warren 45
Dutchess 198 Orange 293 Washington 34
Erie 898 Orleans 21 Wayne 91
Essex 15 Oswego 72 Westchester 387
Franklin 17 Otsego 36 Wyoming 28
Fulton 22 Putnam 72 Yates 14
Genesee 40 Queens 718 NYS TOTAL 10,146
Greene 41 Rensselaer 153 OTHER US 1,436
Hamilton 2 Richmond 322 NON-US 13
Herkimer 27 Rockland 148 TOTAL 11,595

Certified Dental Assistant

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 42 Jefferson 8 Saratoga 31
Allegany 11 Kings 24 Schenectady 12
Bronx 8 Lewis 2 Schoharie 3
Broome 33 Livingston 17 Schuyler 1
Cattaraugus 27 Madison 22 Seneca 9
Cayuga 12 Monroe 157 Steuben 18
Chautauqua 13 Montgomery 5 St. Lawrence 23
Chemung 18 Nassau 25 Suffolk 61
Chenango 7 New York 9 Sullivan 2
Clinton 13 Niagara 39 Tioga 5
Columbia 6 Oneida 16 Tompkins 3
Cortland 3 Onondaga 154 Ulster 34
Delaware 10 Ontario 39 Warren 8
Dutchess 33 Orange 34 Washington 10
Erie 157 Orleans 14 Wayne 16
Essex 2 Oswego 65 Westchester 11
Franklin 7 Otsego 5 Wyoming 7
Fulton 5 Putnam 15 Yates 6
Genesee 4 Queens 16 NYS TOTAL 1,407
Greene 16 Rensselaer 25 OTHER US 38
Hamilton 0 Richmond 15 NON-US 0
Herkimer 8 Rockland 6 TOTAL 1,445

* 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 17, 2017