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Descriptor in English: Prosthodontics
Descriptor in Spanish: Prostodoncia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Prostodontia
Descriptor in French: Prosthodontie
Entry term(s): Dentistry, Prosthetic
Prosthetic Dentistry
Tree number(s): E06.780
H02.163.876.708
Scope note: A dental specialty concerned with the restoration and maintenance of oral function by the replacement of missing TEETH and related structures by artificial devices or DENTAL PROSTHESES.
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
History Note: 65
See also the descriptors: Oral Surgical Procedures, Preprosthetic MeSH
DeCS UI: 11918
Descriptor UI: D011476
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/02/10
Prosthodontics - Preferred
Concept UI M0017839
Scope note A dental specialty concerned with the restoration and maintenance of oral function by the replacement of missing TEETH and related structures by artificial devices or DENTAL PROSTHESES.
Preferred term Prosthodontics
Entry term(s) Dentistry, Prosthetic
Prosthetic Dentistry



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