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Descriptor in English: Oral Health
Descriptor in Spanish: Salud Bucal
Descriptor in Portuguese: Saúde Bucal
Descriptor in French: Santé buccodentaire
Entry term(s): Health, Oral
Tree number(s): N01.400.535
SP2.006.097
Scope note: The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.
Annotation: differentiate from ORAL HYGIENE; oral health is the state of health of the mouth
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 65; DENTAL HYGIENE was heading 1963-64
See also the descriptors: Dental Clinics MeSH
Dental Health Surveys MeSH
Diagnosis, Oral MeSH
Mouth Diseases MeSH
Mouth Rehabilitation MeSH
DeCS UI: 28452
Descriptor UI: D009909
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Oral Health - Preferred
Concept UI M0015367
Scope note The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.
Preferred term Oral Health
Entry term(s) Health, Oral



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