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==Market info==
 
==Market info==
 
In 2000, it was estimated that there were 168,000 dentists in the United States, or one dentist for every 1647 Americans.
 
In 2000, it was estimated that there were 168,000 dentists in the United States, or one dentist for every 1647 Americans.
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<ref>{{Cite web| url=http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/healthworkforce/reports/factbook02/FB101.htm| title=Estimated Supply of Selected Health Personnnel and Practioner-to-Population Ratios, Selected Years: 1970-2000| accessdate=2007-03-27}}</ref>
  
A large number of dentists practice in their own offices or in cooperation with a small number of dentists.  The NAICS counted 107,558 dentist offices in the United States. <ref>{{Cite web| url=http://www.naics.com/naics62.htm| accessdate=2007-03-27}}</ref>
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A large number of dentists practice in their own offices or in cooperation with a small number of dentists.  The NAICS counted 107,558 dentist offices in the United States. <ref>{{Cite web| url=http://www.naics.com/naics62.htm| accessdate=2007-03-27 |title=Number of U.S. Businesses in category 62, Health Care and Social Assistance}}</ref>
  
 
Businesses operating as dentist offices will identify themselves by the following 6-digit [[NAICS]] code:
 
Businesses operating as dentist offices will identify themselves by the following 6-digit [[NAICS]] code:
  
 
* '''[[NAICS_Code1:=621210]]''' - Offices of Dentists
 
* '''[[NAICS_Code1:=621210]]''' - Offices of Dentists
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[[Category:Dentistry]]
 
[[Category:Dentistry]]

Revision as of 01:09, 24 May 2007

Dentist is a name given to an accredited health care professional specializing in the care of teeth, gums or the mouth. In the United States, one becomes a dentist by earning either a DDS degree (Doctor of Dental Surgery) or a DMD degree (Doctor of Medical Dentistry).


Market info

In 2000, it was estimated that there were 168,000 dentists in the United States, or one dentist for every 1647 Americans. [1]

A large number of dentists practice in their own offices or in cooperation with a small number of dentists. The NAICS counted 107,558 dentist offices in the United States. [2]

Businesses operating as dentist offices will identify themselves by the following 6-digit NAICS code:

  • 621210 - Offices of Dentists

Footnotes

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