- List of Level II Taxonomy Codes
- Dentist Dental Public Health
- Dentist Dentist Anesthesiologist
- Dentist Endodontics
- Dentist General Practice
- Dentist Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
- Dentist Pediatric Dentistry
- Dentist Periodontics
- Dentist Prosthodontics
- Dentist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Dentist Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
- Dentist Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
- Dentist Orofacial Pain
|Level||Level III - Area of Specialization|
|Definition||An age-defined specialty that provides both primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs.|
|Notes||Source: Council on Dental Education and Licensure, American Dental Association|
|Version||NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 21.0 - January 2021|
The code 1223P0221X is the health care provider taxonomy code for dentist grouped under dental providers with a specialization in pediatric dentistry. NPI records indicate a total of 16,859 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is pediatric dentistry of which 5,299 are registered as females, 5,205 registered as males and 6,355 are organizations.
1223P0221X 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.
Pediatric Dentistry Health Care Providers by State
|1223D0001X||Dentist||Dental Public Health|
|1223P0106X||Dentist||Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology|
|1223S0112X||Dentist||Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery|
|1223X0008X||Dentist||Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology|
|1223X0400X||Dentist||Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics|
The Health Care Providers Taxonomy Code dataset is © Copyright 2020 of the American Medical Association. The code set is designed for use in electronic health care transactions mandated under HIPAA.
The taxonomy codes are unique alphanumeric codes, ten characters in length. The codes are divided into three distinct "levels": Provider Grouping, Classification, and Area of Specialization. The code set levels are organized to allow navigating down from generic classification to a provider's most specific level of specialization.
The National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC) maintains the taxonomy code set. For additional information visit nucc.org