Taxonomy Code 1223P0300X
Dentist Periodontics

Taxonomy Code Details

Taxonomy Code1223P0300X
Grouping:Dental Providers
Classification:Dentist
Specialization:Periodontics
Code Level:Level III - Area of Specialization
Definition:That specialty of dentistry which encompasses the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth or their substitutes and the maintenance of the health, function and esthetics of these structures and tissues.
Notes:Source: Council on Dental Education and Licensure, American Dental Association
Version:NUCC Provider Taxonomy Version 24.0
Last Updated:January 01, 2024
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100% Individuals
0% Organizations
27% Female
73% Male
100% Individual Providers (7294)0% Medical Organizations (3,360)27% Female Providers (1971)73% Male Providers (5323)

The code 1223P0300X is the health care provider taxonomy code for dentist grouped under dental providers with a specialization in periodontics. NPI records indicate a total of 10,654 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is periodontics of which 1,971 are registered as females, 5,323 registered as males and 3,360 are organizations.

1223P0300X 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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