1223P0700X Taxonomy Code - Dentist Prosthodontics

Code

1223P0700X

ClassificationDentist
SpecializationProsthodontics
GroupingDental Providers
LevelLevel III - Area of Specialization
DefinitionThat branch of dentistry pertaining to the restoration and maintenance of oral functions, comfort, appearance and health of the patient by the restoration of natural teeth and/or the replacement of missing teeth and contiguous oral and maxillofacial tissues with artificial substitutes.
NotesSource: Council on Dental Education and Licensure, American Dental Association
VersionNCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 21.0 - January 2021

The code 1223P0700X is the health care provider taxonomy code for dentist grouped under dental providers with a specialization in prosthodontics. NPI records indicate a total of 5,350 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is prosthodontics of which 968 are registered as females, 3,073 registered as males and 1,309 are organizations.

1223P0700X 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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