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Descriptor English: Orthodontics
Descriptor Spanish: Ortodoncia
Descriptor Portuguese: Ortodontia
Descriptor French: Orthodontie
Tree number(s): E06.658
H02.163.876.439
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009970
Scope note: A dental specialty concerned with the prevention and correction of dental and oral anomalies (malocclusion).
Annotation: SPEC; orthopédie dento-faciale in French titles is translated "orthodontics" & indexed here
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS ID: 10148
Unique ID: D009970
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Orthodontics - Preferred
Concept UI M0015463
Scope note A dental specialty concerned with the prevention and correction of dental and oral anomalies (malocclusion).
Preferred term Orthodontics



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