Specialization: General Practice

Grouping: Dental Providers

Dentist · Specialization: General Practice (Taxonomy Code# 1223G0001X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 1223G0001X
Classification Dentist
Specialization General Practice
Grouping Dental Providers

Definition Dentist (General Practice)

A general dentist is the primary dental care provider for patients of all ages. The general dentist is responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, management and overall coordination of services related to patients' oral health needs.
Notes: Source: Academy of General Dentistry

Classification Information Dentist

All Specializations of Dentist

Specialization Definition
General A dentist is a person qualified by a doctorate in dental surgery (D.D.S.) or dental medicine (D.M.D.), licensed by the state to practice dentistry, and practicing within the scope of that license. There is no difference between the two degrees: dentists who have a DMD or DDS have the same education. Universities have the prerogative to determine what degree is awarded. Both degrees use the same curriculum requirements set by the American Dental Association's Commission on Dental Accreditation. Generally, three or more years of undergraduate education plus four years of dental school is required to graduate and become a general dentist. State licensing boards accept either degree as equivalent, and both degrees allow licensed individuals to practice the same scope of general dentistry. Additional post-graduate training is required to become a dental specialist.
Dental Public Health The science and art of preventing and controlling dental diseases and promoting dental health through organized community efforts. It is that form of dental practice that serves the community as a patient rather than the individual. It is concerned with the dental health education of the public, with applied dental research, and with the administration of group dental care programs as well as the prevention and control of dental diseases on a community basis.
Dentist Anesthesiologist A dentist who has successfully completed an accredited postdoctoral anesthesiology residency training program for dentists of two or more years duration, in accord with Commission on Dental Accreditation’s Standards for Dental Anesthesiology Residency Programs, and/or meets the eligibility requirements for examination by the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology.
Endodontics The branch of dentistry that is concerned with the morphology, physiology and pathology of the human dental pulp and periradicular tissues. Its study and practice encompass the basic and clinical sciences including biology of the normal pulp, the etiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries of the pulp and associated periradicular conditions.
General Practice A general dentist is the primary dental care provider for patients of all ages. The general dentist is responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, management and overall coordination of services related to patients' oral health needs.
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology The specialty of dentistry and discipline of pathology that deals with the nature, identification, and management of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions. It is a science that investigates the causes, processes, and effects of these diseases. The practice of oral and maxillofacial pathology includes research and diagnosis of diseases using clinical, radiographic, microscopic, biochemical, or other examinations.
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology The 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.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 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.
Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics That area of dentistry concerned with the supervision, guidance and correction of the growing or mature dentofacial structures, including those conditions that require movement of teeth or correction of malrelationships and malformations of their related structures and the adjustment of relationships between and among teeth and facial bones by the application of forces and/or the stimulation and redirection of functional forces within the craniofacial complex. Major responsibilities of orthodontic practice include the diagnosis, prevention, interception and treatment of all forms of malocclusion of the teeth and associated alterations in their surrounding structures; the design, application and control of functional and corrective appliances; and the guidance of the dentition and its supporting structures to attain and maintain optimum occlusal relations in physiologic and esthetic harmony among facial and cranial structures.
Pediatric Dentistry An 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.
Periodontics 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.
Prosthodontics That 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.

Providers Information

Dentist · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1114599107 BRETT DONOVAN LEAVEY 2633 Chatham Rd, Springfield, IL 62704-4185
1093387094 IMRAN MITHA 9601 Chester Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106-1666
1275105272 CUONG VAN TO 8804 Patterson Ave, Henrico, VA 23229-6361
1649842691 DLR SALAZAR DDS, INC. 245 W El Norte Pkwy Ste D, Escondido, CA 92026-2528
1417528423 JALIL GHORBANI 5271 S Calle Santa Cruz Ste 181, Tucson, AZ 85706-3561
1366013393 SWETHA RAJA 32701 Empire St, Union City, CA 94587-5460
1841861952 STEPHEN ALEX FASTEAU 5042 Dorsey Hall Dr Ste 102, Ellicott City, MD 21042-7826
1861063851 LUKE WESTON 4 3rd Ave Ne, Rolla, ND 58367-7102
1932770070 ANAMIKA REEYA KHOSLA 24911 Laguna Edge Dr, Katy, TX 77494-3923
1255903282 WENDY ROCHA 4415 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90011-3629
1235700238 DARYL NG 650 W Duarte Rd Ste 107, Arcadia, CA 91007-7636
1144891151 JOUFIKA GESTOSO 19720 Beach Blvd Ste A, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-2932
1174194211 JESSICA ANNA THOMAS 5201 Washinton Ave Ste A, Racine, WI 53406
1003487075 BELENSKI & MOORE PLLC 225 W South Boulder Rd Ste 200, Louisville, CO 80027-1194
1003487125 LUKE VERNON 2100 28th St Unit 4f, Boulder, CO 80301-1142
1023689130 DR. ZARRINA BABAKULOVA 1540 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-2215
1013588011 KIRKLAND A FEHRMAN 4325 Grand Ave, Duluth, MN 55807-2730
1013588144 YIXUE HAN 3941 Taryn Trce, Zanesville, OH 43701-1764
1750952750 MATTHEW BRYANT LAKE 109 Mcalpine Ln, Laurinburg, NC 28352-4637
1780255745 SMINU D PATEL 1044 Cherry Valley Blvd, Calimesa, CA 92320-2247


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Data Provider National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association

This dataset includes 800 health care provider taxonomy codes maintained by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC). It is used in transactions specified in HIPAA and the National Provider Identifier (NPI) application for enumeration. Each taxonomy is registered with code, grouping, classification, specialization, definition, etc.