Taxonomy Code 1223D0001X
Dentist Dental Public Health
Taxonomy Code Details
|Specialization:||Dental Public Health|
|Code Level:||Level III - Area of Specialization|
|Definition:||The science and art of preventing and controlling dental diseases and promoting dental health through organized community efforts. It is that form of dental practice that serves the community as a patient rather than the individual. It is concerned with the dental health education of the public, with applied dental research, and with the administration of group dental care programs as well as the prevention and control of dental diseases on a community basis.|
|Notes:||Source: Council on Dental Education and Licensure, American Dental Association|
|Version:||NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 23.0|
|Last Updated:||January 01, 2023|
The code 1223D0001X is the health care provider taxonomy code for dentist grouped under dental providers with a specialization in dental public health. NPI records indicate a total of 2,046 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is dental public health of which 591 are registered as females, 739 registered as males and 716 are organizations.
1223D0001X is a Level III - Area of Specialization taxonomy code used to describe a health care provider that chooses to pracice specific services. For instance, the area of specialization of Dental Providers providers is determined by the Subspecialty Certificates issued by the different national boards. Taxonomy codes are self-selected by the health care provider. Their specialty is defined based on their education level and training. Taxonomy codes do not specify the actual services rendered by the health care provider.
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|1223P0106X||Dentist||Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology|
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|1223X0008X||Dentist||Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology|
|1223X0400X||Dentist||Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics|
Dental Public Health Health Care Providers by State
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