1223P0221X Taxonomy Code - Dentist Pediatric Dentistry

Code

1223P0221X

ClassificationDentist
SpecializationPediatric Dentistry
GroupingDental Providers
LevelLevel III - Area of Specialization
DefinitionAn 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.
NotesSource: Council on Dental Education and Licensure, American Dental Association
VersionNCCU 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.



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