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 July 1, 2021

Dentist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 239 Jefferson 60 Saratoga 180
Allegany 13 Kings 1,363 Schenectady 99
Bronx 293 Lewis 7 Schoharie 11
Broome 111 Livingston 23 Schuyler 5
Cattaraugus 24 Madison 31 Seneca 5
Cayuga 30 Monroe 576 Steuben 27
Chautauqua 59 Montgomery 24 St. Lawrence 35
Chemung 42 Nassau 2,084 Suffolk 1,118
Chenango 8 New York 2,633 Sullivan 31
Clinton 44 Niagara 97 Tioga 12
Columbia 20 Oneida 110 Tompkins 42
Cortland 13 Onondaga 333 Ulster 91
Delaware 10 Ontario 76 Warren 44
Dutchess 195 Orange 192 Washington 17
Erie 722 Orleans 6 Wayne 30
Essex 12 Oswego 30 Westchester 1,183
Franklin 20 Otsego 25 Wyoming 13
Fulton 16 Putnam 53 Yates 3
Genesee 18 Queens 1,568 NYS TOTAL 14,893
Greene 15 Rensselaer 69 OTHER US 3,274
Hamilton 0 Richmond 341 NON-US 102
Herkimer 17 Rockland 325 TOTAL 18,269

Dental Hygienist

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 204 Jefferson 80 Saratoga 260
Allegany 16 Kings 673 Schenectady 119
Bronx 273 Lewis 16 Schoharie 19
Broome 213 Livingston 57 Schuyler 6
Cattaraugus 51 Madison 51 Seneca 20
Cayuga 62 Monroe 706 Steuben 47
Chautauqua 55 Montgomery 23 St. Lawrence 61
Chemung 68 Nassau 919 Suffolk 1,090
Chenango 33 New York 324 Sullivan 42
Clinton 45 Niagara 166 Tioga 53
Columbia 30 Oneida 158 Tompkins 31
Cortland 30 Onondaga 323 Ulster 100
Delaware 20 Ontario 96 Warren 46
Dutchess 202 Orange 317 Washington 40
Erie 913 Orleans 21 Wayne 86
Essex 17 Oswego 78 Westchester 391
Franklin 13 Otsego 40 Wyoming 27
Fulton 23 Putnam 72 Yates 10
Genesee 45 Queens 859 NYS TOTAL 10,459
Greene 41 Rensselaer 141 OTHER US 1,561
Hamilton 2 Richmond 361 NON-US 16
Herkimer 27 Rockland 147 TOTAL 12,036

Registered Dental Assistant

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 42 Jefferson 10 Saratoga 40
Allegany 17 Kings 43 Schenectady 13
Bronx 21 Lewis 2 Schoharie 3
Broome 34 Livingston 22 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 26 Madison 19 Seneca 12
Cayuga 14 Monroe 180 Steuben 21
Chautauqua 9 Montgomery 7 St. Lawrence 21
Chemung 17 Nassau 25 Suffolk 57
Chenango 7 New York 18 Sullivan 4
Clinton 12 Niagara 38 Tioga 7
Columbia 5 Oneida 17 Tompkins 1
Cortland 4 Onondaga 125 Ulster 37
Delaware 9 Ontario 39 Warren 11
Dutchess 36 Orange 32 Washington 14
Erie 161 Orleans 16 Wayne 24
Essex 3 Oswego 64 Westchester 7
Franklin 10 Otsego 7 Wyoming 5
Fulton 3 Putnam 14 Yates 6
Genesee 8 Queens 46 NYS TOTAL 1,521
Greene 13 Rensselaer 27 OTHER US 52
Hamilton 0 Richmond 21 NON-US 0
Herkimer 8 Rockland 5 TOTAL 1,573

* 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: August 5, 2021