126800000X Taxonomy Code - Dental Assistant

Taxonomy Code

Code: 126800000X

Type: Dental Providers

Classification: Dental Assistant

Specialization: N/A

Level: Level II - Classification

Definition: An individual who may or may not have completed an accredited dental assisting education program and who aids the dentist in providing patient care services and performs other nonclinical duties in the dental office or other patient care facility. The scope of the patient care functions that may be legally delegated to the dental assistant varies based on the needs of the dentist the educational preparation of the dental assistant and state dental practice acts and regulations. Patient care services are provided under the supervision of a dentist. To avoid misleading the public, no occupational title other than dental assistant should be used to describe this dental auxiliary.

Version: NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 18.0

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