Number of general dentists, per state: KFF

California, Texas and New York have the most active general dentists, according to Kaiser Family Foundation data published April 20.

The ranking is based on information from Redi-Data on the amount of professionally active dentists in the U.S. as of March 2021.

States ranked by number of general dentists, starting with the highest number:

California: 23,935
Population: 39.5 million

Texas: 11,690
Population: 30 million

New York: 10,609
Population: 19.4 million

Florida: 7,908
Population: 21.5 million

Illinois: 6,548
Population: 12.7 million

Pennsylvania: 5,586
Population: 12.8 million

New Jersey: 5,343
Population: 8.9 million residents

Ohio: 4,427
Population: 11.7 million

Michigan: 4,323
Population: 10 million

North Carolina: 4,218
Population: 10.5 million

Washington: 3,930
Population: 7.6 million

Virginia: 3,897
Population: 8.5 million

Massachusetts: 3,858
Population: 6.9 million

Georgia: 3,457
Population: 10.6 million

Maryland: 3,116
Population: 6 million

Arizona: 3,059
Population: 7.3 million

Colorado: 2,826
Population: 5.8 million

Indiana: 2,413
Population: 6.7 million

Minnesota: 2,412
Population: 5.6 million

Wisconsin: 2,362
Population: 5.8 million

Missouri: 2,321
Population: 6.1 million

Tennessee: 2,291
Population: 6.8 million

Kentucky: 1,908
Population: 4.5 million

Connecticut: 1,755
Population: 3.6 million

South Carolina: 1,732
Population: 5.1 million

Louisiana: 1,638
Population: 4.6 million

Oregon: 1,567
Population: 4.2 million

Oklahoma: 1,480
Population: 4 million

Alabama: 1,477
Population: 4.9 million

Utah: 1,427
Population: 3.2 million

Nevada: 1,223
Population: 3.1 million

Iowa: 1,165
Population: 3.2 million

Kansas: 1,111
Population: 2.9 million

Arkansas: 955
Population: 3 million

Mississippi: 940
Population: 3 million

Nebraska: 903
Population: 1.9 million

New Mexico: 778
Population: 2.1 million

Hawaii: 722
Population: 1.4 million

Idaho: 688
Population: 1.8 million

West Virginia: 674
Population: 1.8 million

New Hampshire: 565
Population: 1.4 million

Maine: 511
Population: 1.3 million

District of Columbia: 463
Population: 705,749

Montana: 438
Population: 1.1 million

Alaska: 386
Population: 731,545

Rhode Island: 372
Population: 1.1 million

South Dakota: 329
Population: 884,659

Delaware: 318
Population: 973,764

North Dakota: 273
Population: 762,062

Vermont: 260
Population: 623,989

Wyoming: 230
Population: 578,759

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