1223X0400X Taxonomy Code - Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

Taxonomy Code

Code:
1223X0400X

Type:
Dental Providers

Classification:
Dentist

Specialization:
Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

Version:
NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 16.1

Definition:
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.

Level:
Level III - Area of Specialization


Related Taxonomy Codes

No. Taxonomy Code Taxonomy Clasification Taxonomy Specialization
1 122300000X Dentist
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3 1223D0004X Dentist Dentist Anesthesiologist
4 1223E0200X Dentist Endodontics
5 1223G0001X Dentist General Practice
6 1223P0106X Dentist Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
7 1223P0221X Dentist Pediatric Dentistry
8 1223P0300X Dentist Periodontics
9 1223P0700X Dentist Prosthodontics
10 1223S0112X Dentist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
11 1223X0008X Dentist Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology


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