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Descriptor English: Periodontics
Descriptor Spanish: Periodoncia
Descriptor Portuguese: Periodontia
Descriptor French: Parodontie
Entry term(s): Medicine, Periodontal
Medicines, Periodontal
Periodontal Medicine
Periodontal Medicines
Periodontic
Tree number(s): E06.721
H02.163.876.623
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010517
Scope note: A dental specialty concerned with the histology, physiology, and pathology of the tissues that support, attach, and surround the teeth.
Annotation:
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
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65
DeCS ID: 10708
Unique ID: D010517
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Periodontics - Preferred
Concept UI M0016339
Scope note A dental specialty concerned with the histology, physiology, and pathology of the tissues that support, attach, and surround the teeth.
Preferred term Periodontics
Entry term(s) Medicine, Periodontal
Medicines, Periodontal
Periodontal Medicine
Periodontal Medicines
Periodontic



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