Primary Care Dentists (DN) by County of Residence - November 1996

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County  1996 Estimated Population  1996 DN Total  Ratio of 1996 Population per DN*  Ratio of DNs per 100,000 Population 
Anderson 52,031 19 2,738 36.5
Andrews 14,532 5 2,906 34.4
Angelina 75,924 25 3,037 32.9
Aransas 20,854 3 6,951 14.4
Archer 8,594 0 0 0.0
Armstrong 2,192 0 0 0.0
Atascosa 34,152 7 4,879 20.5
Austin 22,969 7 3,281 30.5
Bailey 6,841 3 2,280 43.9
Bandera 14,373 4 3,593 27.8
Bastrop 46,738 9 5,193 19.3
Baylor 4,289 1 4,289 23.3
Bee 27,590 7 3,941 25.4
Bell 222,146 55 4,039 24.8
Bexar 1,318,431 525 2,511 39.8
Blanco 7,352 3 2,451 40.8
Borden 762 0 0 0.0
Bosque 16,595 5 3,319 30.1
Bowie 85,080 33 2,578 38.8
Brazoria 219,898 67 3,282 30.5
Brazos 138,093 43 3,211 31.1
Brewster 9,290 2 4,645 21.5
Briscoe 2,038 0 0 0.0
Brooks 8,331 1 8,331 12.0
Brown 37,283 10 3,728 26.8
Burleson 15,136 2 7,568 13.2
Burnet 29,426 14 2,102 47.6
Caldwell 29,558 3 9,853 10.1
Calhoun 20,505 5 4,101 24.4
Callahan 12,442 2 6,221 16.1
Cameron 312,064 42 7,430 13.5
Camp 10,965 2 5,483 18.2
Carson 6,592 1 6,592 15.2
Cass 30,725 11 2,793 35.8
Castro 8,395 2 4,198 23.8
Chambers 24,330 3 8,110 12.3
Cherokee 43,611 11 3,965 25.2
Childress 7,462 1 7,462 13.4
Clay 10,566 1 10,566 9.5
Cochran 4,250 0 0 0.0
Coke 3,529 0 0 0.0
Coleman 9,888 2 4,944 20.2
Collin 373,095 143 2,609 38.3
Collingsworth 3,657 1 3,657 27.3
Colorado 19,574 5 3,915 25.5
Comal 68,525 29 2,363 42.3
Comanche 14,072 4 3,518 28.4
Concho 3,170 1 3,170 31.5
Cooke 33,196 8 4,150 24.1
Coryell 74,119 9 8,235 12.1
Cottle 2,117 1 2,117 47.2
Crane 4,648 1 4,648 21.5
Crockett 4,544 1 4,544 22.0
Crosby 7,187 2 3,594 27.8
Culberson 3,290 1 3,290 30.4
Dallam 5,765 3 1,922 52.0
Dallas 1,999,926 956 2,092 47.8
Dawson 15,011 4 3,753 26.6
Deaf Smith 19,403 3 6,468 15.5
Delta 5,014 1 5,014 19.9
Denton 350,905 97 3,618 27.6
De Witt 20,546 3 6,849 14.6
Dickens 2,372 0 0 0.0
Dimmit 10,681 1 10,681 9.4
Donley 3,905 1 3,905 25.6
Duval 13,543 0 0 0.0
Eastland 19,498 7 2,785 35.9
Ector 123,211 26 4,739 21.1
Edwards 2,878 0 0 0.0
Ellis 95,990 26 3,692 27.1
El Paso 673,893 120 5,616 17.8
Erath 30,769 11 2,797 35.8
Falls 18,457 5 3,691 27.1
Fannin 27,435 4 6,859 14.6
Fayette 21,756 8 2,720 36.8
Fisher 4,516 1 4,516 22.1
Floyd 8,398 3 2,799 35.7
Foard 1,845 0 0 0.0
Fort Bend 302,017 117 2,581 38.7
Franklin 8,724 2 4,362 22.9
Freestone 17,757 4 4,439 22.5
Frio 15,841 2 7,921 12.6
Gaines 14,742 2 7,371 13.6
Galveston 241,981 93 2,602 38.4
Garza 4,954 1 4,954 20.2
Gillespie 19,700 7 2,814 35.5
Glasscock 1,460 0 0 0.0
Goliad 6,570 2 3,285 30.4
Gonzales 17,754 4 4,439 22.5
Gray 24,819 8 3,102 32.2
Grayson 100,611 35 2,875 34.8
Gregg 111,509 63 1,770 56.5
Grimes 21,721 4 5,430 18.4
Guadalupe 73,679 19 3,878 25.8
Hale 36,253 8 4,532 22.1
Hall 3,972 0 0 0.0
Hamilton 8,218 4 2,055 48.7
Hansford 5,478 2 2,739 36.5
Hardeman 5,133 2 2,567 39.0
Hardin 46,367 6 7,728 12.9
Harris 3,117,376 1283 2,430 41.2
Harrison 60,838 15 4,056 24.7
Hartley 4,895 0 0 0.0
Haskell 6,463 2 3,232 30.9
Hays 81,563 27 3,021 33.1
Hemphill 3,805 0 0 0.0
Henderson 65,144 13 5,011 20.0
Hidalgo 496,485 69 7,195 13.9
Hill 29,538 7 4,220 23.7
Hockley 24,209 5 4,842 20.7
Hood 33,113 9 3,679 27.2
Hopkins 31,012 11 2,819 35.5
Houston 21,362 5 4,272 23.4
Howard 33,285 10 3,329 30.0
Hudspeth 3,245 0 0 0.0
Hunt 69,176 20 3,459 28.9
Hutchinson 25,907 9 2,879 34.7
Irion 1,550 0 0 0.0
Jack 7,435 2 3,718 26.9
Jackson 14,329 7 2,047 48.9
Jasper 33,944 13 2,611 38.3
Jeff Davis 2,061 1 2,061 48.5
Jefferson 245,849 103 2,387 41.9
Jim Hogg 5,164 0 0 0.0
Jim Wells 39,941 7 5,706 17.5
Johnson 109,463 23 4,759 21.0
Jones 18,422 3 6,141 16.3
Karnes 15,259 4 3,815 26.2
Kaufman 61,646 16 3,853 26.0
Kendall 19,835 16 1,240 80.7
Kenedy 418 0 0 0.0
Kent 939 0 0 0.0
Kerr 42,168 19 2,219 45.1
Kimble 4,504 1 4,504 22.2
King 357 0 0 0.0
Kinney 3,389 0 0 0.0
Kleberg 31,805 9 3,534 28.3
Knox 4,708 1 4,708 21.2
Lamar 45,656 15 3,044 32.9
Lamb 15,162 4 3,791 26.4
Lampasas 16,707 3 5,569 18.0
La Salle 5,911 0 0 0.0
Lavaca 20,450 7 2,921 34.2
Lee 14,189 3 4,730 21.1
Leon 13,775 5 2,755 36.3
Liberty 63,173 10 6,317 15.8
Limestone 21,307 6 3,551 28.2
Lipscomb 3,210 1 3,210 31.2
Live Oak 10,476 3 3,492 28.6
Llano 12,852 4 3,213 31.1
Loving 97 0 0 0.0
Lubbock 233,496 80 2,919 34.3
Lynn 6,769 2 3,385 29.5
McCulloch 8,862 2 4,431 22.6
McLennan 202,679 57 3,556 28.1
McMullen 766 0 0 0.0
Madison 12,283 2 6,142 16.3
Marion 10,405 1 10,405 9.6
Martin 5,056 1 5,056 19.8
Mason 3,578 1 3,578 27.9
Matagorda 38,184 9 4,243 23.6
Maverick 44,107 4 11,027 9.1
Medina 33,471 4 8,368 12.0
Menard 2,339 2 1,170 85.5
Midland 116,767 37 3,156 31.7
Milam 24,556 5 4,911 20.4
Mills 4,964 1 4,964 20.1
Mitchell 8,862 2 4,431 22.6
Montague 18,194 5 3,639 27.5
Montgomery 241,855 68 3,557 28.1
Moore 19,759 5 3,952 25.3
Morris 13,485 5 2,697 37.1
Motley 1,436 0 0 0.0
Nacogdoches 59,250 14 4,232 23.6
Navarro 42,257 10 4,226 23.7
Newton 14,209 1 14,209 7.0
Nolan 16,793 9 1,866 53.6
Nueces 310,561 111 2,798 35.7
Ochiltree 9,298 3 3,099 32.3
Oldham 2,372 0 0 0.0
Orange 85,433 27 3,164 31.6
Palo Pinto 26,380 8 3,298 30.3
Panola 22,643 5 4,529 22.1
Parker 73,897 16 4,619 21.7
Parmer 10,401 4 2,600 38.5
Pecos 16,515 3 5,505 18.2
Polk 41,959 10 4,196 23.8
Potter 108,765 26 4,183 23.9
Presidio 7,285 1 7,285 13.7
Rains 7,457 1 7,457 13.4
Randall 100,400 46 2,183 45.8
Reagan 4,277 0 0 0.0
Real 2,740 0 0 0.0
Red River 14,662 3 4,887 20.5
Reeves 15,309 2 7,655 13.1
Refugio 8,198 2 4,099 24.4
Roberts 875 0 0 0.0
Robertson 15,355 3 5,118 19.5
Rockwall 34,287 12 2,857 35.0
Runnels 11,928 3 3,976 25.2
Rusk 45,572 12 3,798 26.3
Sabine 10,892 3 3,631 27.5
San Augustine 8,193 4 2,048 48.8
San Jacinto 18,625 3 6,208 16.1
San Patricio 66,005 16 4,125 24.2
San Saba 5,565 1 5,565 18.0
Schleicher 3,325 0 0 0.0
Scurry 19,027 6 3,171 31.5
Shackelford 3,413 1 3,413 29.3
Shelby 22,857 4 5,714 17.5
Sherman 3,068 0 0 0.0
Smith 164,547 75 2,194 45.6
Somervell 5,961 2 2,981 33.6
Starr 49,206 3 16,402 6.1
Stephens 9,938 2 4,969 20.1
Sterling 1,394 0 0 0.0
Stonewall 1,885 0 0 0.0
Sutton 4,531 1 4,531 22.1
Swisher 8,801 2 4,401 22.7
Tarrant 1,306,287 512 2,551 39.2
Taylor 127,440 54 2,360 42.4
Terrell 1,256 0 0 0.0
Terry 13,361 2 6,681 15.0
Throckmorton 1,842 0 0 0.0
Titus 26,264 11 2,388 41.9
Tom Green 104,973 34 3,087 32.4
Travis 680,541 314 2,167 46.1
Trinity 12,553 2 6,277 15.9
Tyler 19,604 4 4,901 20.4
Upshur 34,520 4 8,630 11.6
Upton 4,144 0 0 0.0
Uvalde 25,012 5 5,002 20.0
Val Verde 43,291 6 7,215 13.9
Van Zandt 42,067 11 3,824 26.1
Victoria 81,023 27 3,001 33.3
Walker 56,253 20 2,813 35.6
Waller 26,577 4 6,644 15.1
Ward 12,886 2 6,443 15.5
Washington 29,295 11 2,663 37.5
Webb 177,147 20 8,857 11.3
Wharton 41,385 18 2,299 43.5
Wheeler 5,584 2 2,792 35.8
Wichita 131,661 46 2,862 34.9
Wilbarger 15,863 5 3,173 31.5
Willacy 19,584 1 19,584 5.1
Williamson 196,190 42 4,671 21.4
Wilson 26,989 7 3,856 25.9
Winkler 8,297 2 4,149 24.1
Wise 40,212 8 5,027 19.9
Wood 33,312 9 3,701 27.0
Yoakum 8,646 1 8,646 11.6
Young 17,796 7 2,542 39.3
Zapata 10,662 1 10,662 9.4
Zavala 12,000 0 0 0.0
Texas Total 19,128,261 6,518 2,935 34.1

This table includes dentists with an "active" or "delinquent" status code and a practice type of either general dentistry, pediatric dentistry or dental public health dentistry (excludes 1,986 dentists with other practice types such as: endodontics, oral and maxi. surgery, oral pathology, orthodontics, peridontics and prosthodontics).

The table also excludes military dentists (199), retired dentists (155), faculty (146), government (144), dental residents (116), other dentists (138) and dentists who did not answer the question concerning "practice description" (148).

* Data rounded to nearest whole number

Data Source: Texas State Board of Dental Examiners, November 1996.

Prepared by: Texas Department of Health, Bureau of State Health Data and Policy Analysis, Health Professions Resource Center, May 14, 2001.

 


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