Number of active dentists per state: KFF

Nationwide, 192,723 dentists are actively practicing, according to data from Kaiser Family Foundation.

Data comes from a special request by the American Dental Association. Data was pulled in September 2021 from Redi-Data.

Below are the number of active dentists, per state:

Alabama — 1,996
Alaska — 502
Arizona — 3,959
Arkansas — 1,117
California — 30,209
Colorado — 3,669
Connecticut — 2,481
Delaware — 416
District of Columbia — 620
Florida — 10,942
Georgia — 4,712
Hawaii — 969
Idaho — 920
Illinois — 8,182
Indiana — 3,104
Iowa — 1,515
Kansas — 1,429
Kentucky — 2,484
Louisiana — 2,093
Maine — 678
Maryland — 4,208
Massachusetts — 5,718
Michigan — 5,510
Minnesota — 3,048
Mississippi — 1,207
Missouri — 2,975
Montana — 569
Nebraska — 1,174
Nevada — 1,651
New Hampshire — 768
New Jersey — 7,182
New Mexico — 954
New York — 14,168
North Carolina — 5,546
North Dakota — 353
Ohio — 5,770
Oklahoma — 1,831
Oregon — 1,978
Pennsylvania — 7,506
Rhode Island — 506
South Carolina — 2,327
South Dakota — 415
Tennessee — 3,095
Texas — 15,406
Utah — 1,912
Vermont — 343
Virginia — 5,247
Washington — 5,196
West Virginia — 824
Wisconsin — 3,003
Wyoming — 276

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