Dentist Taxonomy Info
The taxonomy code for Dr. Sarah Tavakoli's main specialty, Dentist, is 122300000X.
A dentist is a person qualified by a doctorate in dental surgery (D.D.S.) or dental medicine (D.M.D.), licensed by the state to practice dentistry, and practicing within the scope of that license. There is no difference between the two degrees: dentists who have a DMD or DDS have the same education. Universities have the prerogative to determine what degree is awarded. Both degrees use the same curriculum requirements set by the American Dental Association's Commission on Dental Accreditation. Generally, three or more years of undergraduate education plus four years of dental school is required to graduate and become a general dentist. State licensing boards accept either degree as equivalent, and both degrees allow licensed individuals to practice the same scope of general dentistry. Additional post-graduate training is required to become a dental specialist.
Click here to see more information about this taxonomy and find other providers that specialize in Dentist
Be the first to rate Dr. Tavakoli
Thanks for sharing your opinion!
‡ Descriptions, provider messages, and reviews are user submitted. While we make our best effort to verify the accuracy of information submissions, DocBios cannot guarantee that the information is accurate and/or up to date.
Please verify any and/or all information with the provider. DocBios is not an advice or referral service and does not guarantee, approve, or endorse any particular healthcare provider.