1223X0008X Taxonomy Code - Dentist Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

Code

1223X0008X

ClassificationDentist
SpecializationOral and Maxillofacial Radiology
GroupingDental Providers
LevelLevel III - Area of Specialization
DefinitionThe specialty of dentistry and discipline of radiology concerned with the production and interpretation of images and data produced by all modalities of radiant energy that are used for the diagnosis and management of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral and maxillofacial region.
NotesSource: Council on Dental Education and Licensure, American Dental Association
VersionNCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 21.0 - January 2021

The code 1223X0008X is the health care provider taxonomy code for dentist grouped under dental providers with a specialization in oral and maxillofacial radiology. NPI records indicate a total of 296 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is oral and maxillofacial radiology of which 78 are registered as females, 141 registered as males and 77 are organizations.

1223X0008X 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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