1223P0106X Taxonomy Code - Dentist Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology



SpecializationOral and Maxillofacial Pathology
GroupingDental Providers
LevelLevel III - Area of Specialization
DefinitionThe specialty of dentistry and discipline of pathology that deals with the nature, identification, and management of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions. It is a science that investigates the causes, processes, and effects of these diseases. The practice of oral and maxillofacial pathology includes research and diagnosis of diseases using clinical, radiographic, microscopic, biochemical, or other examinations.
NotesSource: Council on Dental Education and Licensure, American Dental Association
VersionNCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 22.1 - January 2021

The code 1223P0106X is the health care provider taxonomy code for dentist grouped under dental providers with a specialization in oral and maxillofacial pathology. NPI records indicate a total of 1,257 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is oral and maxillofacial pathology of which 194 are registered as females, 679 registered as males and 384 are organizations.

1223P0106X is a level III taxonomy code "area of specialization" used to classify 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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