Number of pediatric dentists by state

There are 8,767 pediatric dentists 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 pediatric dentists in each state:

Alabama: 109

Alaska: 32

Arizona: 209

Arkansas: 59

California: 1,080

Colorado: 200

Connecticut: 133

Delaware: 25

Florida: 484

Georgia: 279

Hawaii: 73

Idaho: 49

Illinois: 244

Indiana: 145

Iowa: 75

Kansas: 53

Kentucky: 114

Louisiana: 91

Maine: 23

Maryland: 203

Massachusetts: 293

Michigan: 171

Minnesota: 95

Mississippi: 70

Missouri: 107

Montana: 32

Nebraska: 58

Nevada: 85

New Hampshire: 42

New Jersey: 359

New Mexico: 35

New York: 719

North Carolina: 275

North Dakota: 15

Ohio: 242

Oklahoma: 66

Oregon: 115

Pennsylvania: 312

Rhode Island: 24

South Carolina: 119

South Dakota: 18

Tennessee: 180

Texas: 824

Utah: 123

Vermont: 9

Virginia: 251

Washington: 262

West Virginia: 20

Wisconsin: 118

Wyoming: 14

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