In general, the Dentist specialty is very male-centric with 66% of providers reporting as male as compared to 33% reporting as female. People living in California, Texas, New York, Florida, and Pennsylvania enjoy living in one of the 5 most popular states/territories where Dentist providers practice. In all, there are 107,565 registered Dentist providers in the United States with over 12,153 of those located in California alone while around 7,955 chose to practice in Texas.
Dentist providers have been assigned the 122300000X taxonomy code in the NPI registry, which is a Level II Classification. Click here for more information about medical specialty types.
Overall, Dentist specialists practice in 59 different states/territories and can be categorized into 11 different Dentist sub-specialties: Dental Public Health, Dentist Anesthesiologist, Endodontics, General Practice, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Pediatric Dentistry , Periodontics, and Prosthodontics, among others.