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County Supply and Distribution Tables - Dentists (All)

The tables below include active and non-federal dentists practicing in Texas. Residents and fellows, teachers, administrators, researchers, federal, military, retired, and "not-in-practice" dentists are excluded from the supply totals.

2019 Dentists (All) by County (13,913) - September

2018 Dentists (All) by County (13,793) - September

2017 Dentists (All) by County (13,560) - September

2016 Dentists (All) by County (13,216) - September

2015 Dentists (All) by County (13,018) - September

2014 Dentists (All) by County (12,767) - September

2013 Dentists (All) by County (12,317) - September

2012 Dentists (All) - Data Not Available

2011 Dentists (All) by County (11,751) - September

2010 Dentists (All) by County (11,301) - September

2009 Dentists (All) by County (10,977) - September

2008 Dentists (All) by County (10,529) - August

Data prior to 2008 may be available. Please contact the Health Professions Resource Center for more information.

Licensing Board and Data Source

The Texas State Board of Dental Examiners adopts rules for the regulation of persons wishing to practice as dentists in Texas. 

Information regarding the education requirements, licensure requirements, and responsibilities of dentists can be found on the website of the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners

Last updated October 8, 2019