NAICS 5 Digit Industry 62121

Industry 62121

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 62121 – Offices of Dentists

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 62121: See industry description for NAICS 621210 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 621210: 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 for Industry 62121

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 62121. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • 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 NAICS 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 NAICS 621399, Offices of All Other Miscellaneous Health Practitioners.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 62121

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 62121. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • 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 Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 62: Health Care and Social Assistance
    • Subsector 621: Ambulatory Health Care Services
      • Industry Group 6212: Offices of Dentists
        • Industry 62121: Offices of Dentists (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 621210: Offices of Dentists

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