Taxonomy Code Details
|Specialization:||Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery|
|Code Level:||Level III - Area of Specialization|
|Definition:||The specialty of dentistry which includes the diagnosis, surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and esthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region.|
|Medicare Specialty Code: Medicare Specialty Code Crosswalk|
Health care providers and suppliers who are eligible to enroll in Medicare can use this crosswalk that links the taxonomy code with its appropriate medicare specialty code.
|19 - Oral Surgery (Dentist only)|
|Notes:||Source: Council on Dental Education and Licensure, American Dental Association|
|Version:||NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 23.0|
|Last Updated:||January 01, 2023|
The code 1223S0112X is the health care provider taxonomy code for dentist grouped under dental providers with a specialization in oral and maxillofacial surgery. NPI records indicate a total of 15,374 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is oral and maxillofacial surgery of which 1,005 are registered as females, 8,948 registered as males and 5,421 are organizations.
1223S0112X 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.
Similar Taxonomy Codes
|1223D0001X||Dentist||Dental Public Health|
|1223P0106X||Dentist||Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology|
|1223X0008X||Dentist||Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology|
|1223X0400X||Dentist||Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics|
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Health Care Providers by State
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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.
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