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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 51.0510

Title: Periodontics/Periodontology.

Definition: A program that focuses on the advanced study of the etiology and treatment of diseases of the gingivae (gum tissue) and supporting bone, nerve, and vascular structures. Includes instruction in periodontium pathology, diagnostic procedures and equipment, occulsion, nutritional aspects of periodontology, surgical treatments, and patient care and management.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
51.0510 Periodontics/Periodontology. No substantive changes 51.0510 Periodontics/Periodontology.
Illustrative Examples
  • [Periodontics/Periodontology (Cert.)]
  • [Periodontics/Periodontology (MS)]
  • [Periodontics/Periodontology (PhD)]