2013 General Dentists by County (9,624) - September
2012 General Dentists by County (9,820) - July
2011 General Dentists by County (9,909) - September
2010 General Dentists by County (9,698) - September
2009 General Dentists by County (9,401) - September
2008 General Dentists by County (8,987) - August
2007 General Dentists by County (8,671) - August
Data prior to 2007 may be available. Please contact HPRC for more information.
Licensing Board and Data Source
Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE) - The TSBDE 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.
"Primary care" or "general" dentists" are defined as general dentists, pediatric dentists, and public health dentists.
The above tables 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.