10K+ orthodontists, dentofacial orthopedists in the US: State-by-state breakdown

There are 10,921 orthodontists and dentofacial orthopedists in the U.S., according to data from the Kaiser Family Foundation. 

The health policy nonprofit recorded the number of active dentists in seven specialties, including general dentistry, oral surgery and orthodontics. The data was collected as part of a special request from the American Dental Association.

Number of active orthodontists and dentofacial orthopedist in each state:

Alabama: 125

Alaska: 23

Arizona: 209

Arkansas: 59

California: 1,551

Colorado: 241

Connecticut: 156

Delaware: 23

Florida: 600

Georgia: 308

Hawaii: 45

Idaho: 65

Illinois: 405

Indiana: 168

Iowa: 87

Kansas: 76

Kentucky: 141

Louisiana: 150

Maine: 38

Maryland: 243

Massachusetts: 321

Michigan: 286

Minnesota: 174

Mississippi: 66

Missouri: 184

Montana: 36

Nebraska: 57

Nevada: 124

New Hampshire: 53

New Jersey: 422

New Mexico: 53

New York: 761

North Carolina: 320

North Dakota: 19

Ohio: 347

Oklahoma: 98

Oregon: 140

Pennsylvania: 458

Rhode Island: 34

South Carolina: 128

South Dakota: 25

Tennessee: 198

Texas: 884

Utah: 148

Vermont: 22

Virginia: 308

Washington: 293

West Virginia: 43

Wisconsin: 158

Wyoming: 14

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