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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 51.0509

Title: Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics.

Definition: A program that focuses on the advanced study of the therapeutic and preventive care of the oral health of children from birth through adolescence, and the care of adults with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities. Includes instruction in developmental oral biology, preventive medicine, diet therapy and counseling, patient management, pediatric restorative procedures, pulp therapy, trauma management, anesthesia, treatment planning, and the treatment of handicapped patients.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
51.0509 Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics. No substantive changes 51.0509 Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics.
Illustrative Examples
  • [Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics (Cert.)]
  • [Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics (MS)]
  • [Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics (PhD)]