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2012 Edition

national industry 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.

The immediate parent of national industry 621210 is international industry 62121: Offices of Dentists

2012 NAICS Edition 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.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Existed Equivalent Value
2002 621210
2007 621210
2012 621210
2017 621210
2022 621210

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 8021 - Offices and Clinics of Dentists

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 621210, Offices of Dentists:

  1. ambulatory health care service
  2. clinic
  3. dental hospital and surgical supply non expendable
  4. dentist
  5. dentist and dental hygienist no dental laboratory
  6. dentist and dental surgeon
  7. dentist and oral surgeon condominium office
  8. dentist and oral surgeon office
  9. dentist no dental laboratory
  10. dentist office
  11. dentist office and clinic
  12. dentist or dental surgeon
  13. health care and social assistance
  14. institutional health or medical service not otherwise classified
  15. medical office dentist
  16. non institutional health or medical service not otherwise classified
  17. office and clinic of dentist
  18. office dentist
  19. office medical
  20. office of dentist
  21. office oral surgeon
  22. oral surgeon office
  23. orthodontist office
  24. orthodontist or periodontist or oral surgeon
  25. periodontist
  26. physician or dentist
  27. physician or dentist or dentist or physician
  28. surgeon office
  29. surgeon specialist
  30. surgeon specialist office only


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