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Descriptor in English: Public Health Dentistry
Descriptor in Spanish: Odontología en Salud Pública
Descriptor in Portuguese: Odontologia em Saúde Pública
Descriptor in French: Odontologie en santé publique
Entry term(s): Dentistry, Public Health
Tree number(s): H02.163.876.770
N06.890
Scope note: A dental specialty concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance of oral health through promoting organized dental health programs at a community, state, or federal level.
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
See also the descriptors: Health Education, Dental MeSH
DeCS UI: 28456
Descriptor UI: D011636
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/07/01
Public Health Dentistry - Preferred
Concept UI M0018091
Scope note A dental specialty concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance of oral health through promoting organized dental health programs at a community, state, or federal level.
Preferred term Public Health Dentistry
Entry term(s) Dentistry, Public Health



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