snapshot: dentists per 10,000 residents, 2013

By Matt Carroll, Globe Staff | Jan. 2, 2014
The data shows where dentists are registered in Massachusetts, per 10,000 residents. Communities at the top of the list include Brookline, Wellesley, Longmeadow, Lexington, and Weston. The 2013 data is from the Department of Public Health.
DistrictPer 10,000State RankTotal
ABINGTON4.42037
ACTON14.13131
ACUSHNET1.02731
ADAMS2.42442
AGAWAM5.617116
ALFORDnana0
AMESBURY3.72156
AMHERST4.519817
ANDOVER17.22157
AQUINNAHnana0
ARLINGTON7.013630
ASHBURNHAM1.62621
ASHBYnana0
ASHFIELDnana0
ASHLAND9.68816
ATHOL3.52274
ATTLEBORO4.420419
AUBURN7.412912
AVON2.32471
AYER1.32681
BARNSTABLE12.45356
BARRE1.92581
BECKETnana0
BEDFORD13.53718
BELCHERTOWN2.72394
BELLINGHAM3.12355
BELMONT18.61646
BERKLEY1.62641
BERLIN3.52241
BERNARDSTON4.71921
BEVERLY9.19336
BILLERICA4.520018
BLACKSTONE2.22492
BLANDFORDnana0
BOLTON8.21144
BOSTON12.451768
BOURNE3.52197
BOXBOROUGH6.01603
BOXFORD7.51256
BOYLSTON2.32461
BRAINTREE12.94346
BREWSTER6.11576
BRIDGEWATER4.918713
BRIMFIELDnana0
BROCKTON3.522233
BROOKFIELDnana0
BROOKLINE30.61180
BUCKLANDnana0
BURLINGTON12.74531
CAMBRIDGE11.265118
CANTON14.82832
CARLISLE6.21553
CARVER1.72612
CHARLEMONTnana0
CHARLTON0.82751
CHATHAM13.1408
CHELMSFORD12.15541
CHELSEA2.32488
CHESHIREnana0
CHESTERnana0
CHESTERFIELDnana0
CHESTNUT HILLnana58
CHICOPEE2.524214
CHILMARK11.5601
CLARKSBURGnana0
CLINTON2.22503
COHASSET13.33910
COLRAINnana0
CONCORD18.11832
CONWAY10.5732
CUMMINGTONnana0
DALTON4.42023
DANVERS12.55033
DARTMOUTH7.612226
DEDHAM11.36228
DEERFIELD13.7347
DENNIS5.61708
DIGHTONnana0
DOUGLAS3.52203
DOVER21.51112
DRACUT6.814220
DUDLEY0.92741
DUNSTABLEnana0
DUXBURY12.64619
EAST BRIDGEWATER1.42662
EAST BROOKFIELDnana0
EASTHAM8.11174
EASTHAMPTON3.72146
EAST LONGMEADOW14.62923
EASTON9.19621
EDGARTOWN4.91862
EGREMONTnana0
ERVINGnana0
ESSEX5.71652
EVERETT4.619619
FAIRHAVEN6.315410
FALL RIVER3.423030
FALMOUTH10.18132
FITCHBURG5.218021
FLORIDAnana0
FOXBOROUGH7.712113
FRAMINGHAM10.47771
FRANKLIN7.612424
FREETOWN5.61685
GARDNER2.52435
GEORGETOWN8.61077
GILL6.71471
GLOUCESTER5.217915
GOSHENnana0
GOSNOLDnana0
GRAFTON10.18218
GRANBY1.62631
GRANVILLEnana0
GREAT BARRINGTON7.01345
GREENFIELD15.52627
GROTON8.51099
GROVELAND4.61943
HADLEY13.3387
HALIFAX1.32691
HAMILTON7.71206
HAMPDEN3.92122
HANCOCKnana0
HANOVER11.56116
HANSON2.02552
HARDWICKnana0
HARVARD4.61953
HARWICH8.211510
HATFIELDnana0
HAVERHILL4.918530
HAWLEYnana0
HEATHnana0
HINGHAM17.62039
HINSDALEnana0
HOLBROOK5.61726
HOLDEN7.512813
HOLLANDnana0
HOLLISTON10.37914
HOLYOKE4.320517
HOPEDALE5.11833
HOPKINTON9.49114
HUBBARDSTONnana0
HUDSON7.313014
HULL5.81626
HUNTINGTONnana0
IPSWICH5.31767
KINGSTON4.02115
LAKEVILLE9.49010
LANCASTER8.71047
LANESBOROUGHnana0
LAWRENCE2.125216
LEE6.71444
LEICESTER1.82592
LENOX13.9327
LEOMINSTER6.415226
LEVERETT10.8692
LEXINGTON26.4483
LEYDENnana0
LINCOLN12.6478
LITTLETON4.51994
LONGMEADOW26.6342
LOWELL3.522537
LUDLOW5.716612
LUNENBURG6.91377
LYNN3.323230
LYNNFIELD21.61025
MALDEN8.99853
MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA13.6357
MANSFIELD8.211219
MARBLEHEAD9.19518
MARION10.2805
MARLBOROUGH8.810134
MARSHFIELD6.814317
MASHPEE12.15417
MATTAPOISETT6.61494
MAYNARD2.02542
MEDFIELD12.54815
MEDFORD12.54970
MEDWAY2.42453
MELROSE13.73337
MENDON5.11813
MERRIMAC4.71913
METHUEN8.311039
MIDDLEBOROUGH3.52268
MIDDLEFIELDnana0
MIDDLETON8.9998
MILFORD7.512721
MILLBURY3.82135
MILLIS8.91007
MILLVILLEnana0
MILTON10.77029
MONROEnana0
MONSON3.52233
MONTAGUE4.71904
MONTEREY10.4751
MONTGOMERYnana0
MOUNT WASHINGTONnana0
NAHANT8.81033
NANTUCKET6.91407
NATICK13.04143
NEEDHAM25.3673
NEW ASHFORDnana0
NEW BEDFORD4.120839
NEW BRAINTREEnana0
NEWBURY7.51265
NEWBURYPORT10.96819
NEW MARLBOROUGHnana0
NEW SALEMnana0
NEWTON20.314173
NORFOLK4.52015
NORTH ADAMS9.58913
NORTHAMPTON15.42744
NORTH ANDOVER16.22546
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH8.011923
NORTHBOROUGH10.67215
NORTHBRIDGE6.415310
NORTH BROOKFIELDnana0
NORTHFIELDnana0
NORTH READING8.111812
NORTON3.72167
NORWELL20.01521
NORWOOD10.57430
OAK BLUFFS6.61483
OAKHAMnana0
ORANGE2.62412
ORLEANS22.1913
OTIS12.4522
OXFORD2.22513
PALMER3.32344
PAXTON10.4765
PEABODY8.610644
PELHAMnana0
PEMBROKE6.215611
PEPPERELL1.72602
PERUnana0
PETERSHAMnana0
PHILLIPSTONnana0
PITTSFIELD9.88444
PLAINFIELDnana0
PLAINVILLE9.7868
PLYMOUTH9.78555
PLYMPTON3.52181
PRINCETONnana0
PROVINCETOWN13.6364
QUINCY10.967101
RANDOLPH4.719315
RAYNHAM6.71459
READING11.36328
REHOBOTH6.01597
REVERE7.113237
RICHMONDnana0
ROCHESTER1.92571
ROCKLAND2.92375
ROCKPORT5.81634
ROWEnana0
ROWLEY5.11823
ROYALSTONnana0
RUSSELLnana0
RUTLAND1.32701
SALEM8.510835
SALISBURY1.22711
SANDISFIELDnana0
SANDWICH8.211117
SAUGUS5.616915
SAVOYnana0
SCITUATE6.115811
SEEKONK6.61509
SHARON23.8842
SHEFFIELDnana0
SHELBURNE5.31771
SHERBORN17.0227
SHIRLEY2.82382
SHREWSBURY12.94246
SHUTESBURYnana0
SOMERSET3.32336
SOMERVILLE4.818936
SOUTHAMPTON6.91384
SOUTHBOROUGH8.21138
SOUTHBRIDGE4.22067
SOUTH HADLEY5.716410
SOUTHWICK5.31785
SPENCER3.42294
SPRINGFIELD3.522154
STERLING6.41515
STOCKBRIDGE20.5124
STONEHAM11.26624
STOUGHTON9.68726
STOW9.1946
STURBRIDGE11.95711
SUDBURY20.41336
SUNDERLANDnana0
SUTTONnana0
SWAMPSCOTT18.11725
SWANSEA5.71679
TAUNTON4.120723
TEMPLETONnana0
TEWKSBURY6.913920
TISBURY17.7197
TOLLANDnana0
TOPSFIELD9.9836
TOWNSEND3.42313
TRURO5.01841
TYNGSBOROUGH5.31756
TYRINGHAMnana0
UPTON2.72402
UXBRIDGE1.52652
WAKEFIELD11.26428
WALESnana0
WALPOLE10.47825
WALTHAM8.111649
WARE4.12094
WAREHAM3.72178
WARREN1.92561
WARWICKnana0
WASHINGTONnana0
WATERTOWN10.77134
WAYLAND14.63019
WEBSTER3.02365
WELLESLEY28.2279
WELLFLEET7.31312
WENDELLnana0
WENHAM2.12531
WESTBOROUGH16.42330
WEST BOYLSTON9.1927
WEST BRIDGEWATER11.6598
WEST BROOKFIELD5.41742
WESTFIELD5.816124
WESTFORD16.42436
WESTHAMPTONnana0
WESTMINSTER1.42671
WEST NEWBURY7.11333
WESTON25.8529
WESTPORT4.51977
WEST SPRINGFIELD12.74436
WEST STOCKBRIDGEnana0
WEST TISBURYnana0
WESTWOOD11.65817
WEYMOUTH7.612341
WHATELYnana0
WHITMAN4.81887
WILBRAHAM12.05617
WILLIAMSBURG4.02101
WILLIAMSTOWN9.0977
WILMINGTON6.714615
WINCHENDON1.02721
WINCHESTER25.3754
WINDSORnana0
WINTHROP3.42286
WOBURN6.814126
WORCESTER7.0135127
WORTHINGTON8.71051
WRENTHAM5.51736
YARMOUTH8.810221
SOURCE: Department of Public Health