NAICS Code 621210 Offices of Dentists

Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance

Description

This industry comprises establishments of health practitioners having the degree of D.M.D. (Doctor of Dental Medicine), D.D.S. (Doctor of Dental Surgery), or D.D.Sc. (Doctor of Dental Science) primarily engaged in the independent practice of general or specialized dentistry or dental surgery. These practitioners operate private or group practices in their own offices (e.g., centers, clinics) or in the facilities of others, such as hospitals or HMO medical centers. They can provide either comprehensive preventive, cosmetic, or emergency care, or specialize in a single field of dentistry.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Establishments known as dental laboratories primarily engaged in making dentures, artificial teeth, and orthodontic appliances to order for dentists are classified in U.S. Industry 339116, Dental Laboratories
  • Establishments of dental hygienists primarily engaged in cleaning teeth and gums or establishments of denturists primarily engaged in taking impressions for and fitting dentures are classified in U.S. Industry621399, Offices of All Other Miscellaneous Health Practitioners.

Industries Included

  • DDSs' (doctors of dental surgery) offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
  • Dental surgeons' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
  • Dentists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
  • DMDs' (doctors of dental medicine) offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
  • Doctors of dental medicine (DMDs) offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
  • Doctors of dental surgery (DDSs) offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
  • Endodontists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
  • Family dentists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgeons' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
  • Oral pathologists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
  • Orthodontists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
  • Pathologists', oral, offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
  • Periodontists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
  • Prosthodontists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
  • Surgeons', dental, offices (e.g., centers, clinics)

Industry Leaders

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Industry Overview

Total Companies:99067

Est. Employment:1177682