621210 Offices of Dentists

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 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; and
  • 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. Industry 621399, Offices of All Other Miscellaneous Health Practitioners.
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621210 621210 621210  DDSs' (doctors of dental surgery) offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
621210 621210 621210  Dental surgeons' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
621210 621210 621210  Dentists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
621210 621210 621210  DMDs' (doctors of dental medicine) offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
621210 621210 621210  Doctors of dental medicine (DMDs) offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
621210 621210 621210  Doctors of dental surgery (DDSs) offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
621210 621210 621210  Endodontists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
621210 621210 621210  Family dentists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
621210 621210 621210  Oral and maxillofacial surgeons' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
621210 621210 621210  Oral pathologists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
621210 621210 621210  Orthodontists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
621210 621210 621210  Pathologists', oral, offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
621210 621210 621210  Periodontists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
621210 621210 621210  Prosthodontists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
621210 621210 621210  Surgeons', dental, offices (e.g., centers, clinics)