License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Dentist 614 621 644 655 685
Dentist, 3-year limited license 0 0 0 0 0
Dental Hygienist 543 511 481 472 338
Dental Hygienist, 3-year limited license 0 0 0 0 0
Registered Dental Assistant 115 106 109 119 56

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of January 1, 2021

Dentist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 236 Jefferson 60 Saratoga 180
Allegany 13 Kings 1,368 Schenectady 99
Bronx 306 Lewis 6 Schoharie 11
Broome 114 Livingston 25 Schuyler 5
Cattaraugus 26 Madison 31 Seneca 7
Cayuga 31 Monroe 577 Steuben 28
Chautauqua 60 Montgomery 23 St. Lawrence 34
Chemung 41 Nassau 2,100 Suffolk 1,136
Chenango 8 New York 2,690 Sullivan 31
Clinton 43 Niagara 97 Tioga 11
Columbia 21 Oneida 111 Tompkins 42
Cortland 13 Onondaga 331 Ulster 88
Delaware 10 Ontario 76 Warren 45
Dutchess 199 Orange 200 Washington 16
Erie 726 Orleans 8 Wayne 28
Essex 12 Oswego 30 Westchester 1,186
Franklin 19 Otsego 25 Wyoming 16
Fulton 16 Putnam 52 Yates 4
Genesee 19 Queens 1,583 NYS TOTAL 15,055
Greene 16 Rensselaer 74 OTHER US 3,281
Hamilton 0 Richmond 340 NON-US 102
Herkimer 17 Rockland 335 TOTAL 18,438

Dental Hygienist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 204 Jefferson 78 Saratoga 253
Allegany 15 Kings 676 Schenectady 115
Bronx 266 Lewis 16 Schoharie 18
Broome 220 Livingston 55 Schuyler 6
Cattaraugus 48 Madison 49 Seneca 20
Cayuga 60 Monroe 688 Steuben 49
Chautauqua 57 Montgomery 24 St. Lawrence 64
Chemung 68 Nassau 910 Suffolk 1,088
Chenango 33 New York 329 Sullivan 44
Clinton 43 Niagara 170 Tioga 53
Columbia 30 Oneida 161 Tompkins 31
Cortland 30 Onondaga 331 Ulster 96
Delaware 20 Ontario 97 Warren 46
Dutchess 206 Orange 326 Washington 39
Erie 922 Orleans 22 Wayne 85
Essex 20 Oswego 78 Westchester 400
Franklin 14 Otsego 39 Wyoming 27
Fulton 23 Putnam 73 Yates 12
Genesee 44 Queens 864 NYS TOTAL 10,468
Greene 41 Rensselaer 140 OTHER US 1,544
Hamilton 2 Richmond 359 NON-US 15
Herkimer 28 Rockland 143 TOTAL 12,027

Registered Dental Assistant

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 43 Jefferson 11 Saratoga 41
Allegany 17 Kings 42 Schenectady 12
Bronx 21 Lewis 3 Schoharie 4
Broome 35 Livingston 20 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 23 Madison 20 Seneca 12
Cayuga 13 Monroe 177 Steuben 21
Chautauqua 9 Montgomery 7 St. Lawrence 21
Chemung 18 Nassau 23 Suffolk 56
Chenango 7 New York 17 Sullivan 4
Clinton 12 Niagara 37 Tioga 7
Columbia 4 Oneida 15 Tompkins 1
Cortland 4 Onondaga 128 Ulster 38
Delaware 9 Ontario 38 Warren 8
Dutchess 35 Orange 31 Washington 13
Erie 164 Orleans 17 Wayne 24
Essex 3 Oswego 68 Westchester 6
Franklin 9 Otsego 5 Wyoming 5
Fulton 3 Putnam 14 Yates 6
Genesee 8 Queens 36 NYS TOTAL 1,500
Greene 13 Rensselaer 26 OTHER US 55
Hamilton 0 Richmond 19 NON-US 0
Herkimer 9 Rockland 6 TOTAL 1,555

* 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 2, 2021