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Descriptor English: Public Health Dentistry
Descriptor Spanish: Odontología en Salud Pública
Descriptor odontología en salud pública
Scope note: Especialidad odontológica que se ocupa de la prevención de las enfermedades dentales y del mantenimiento de la salud bucal mediante la promoción de programas de salud dental en una comunidad, estado o país.
Descriptor Portuguese: Odontologia em Saúde Pública
Descriptor French: Odontologie en santé publique
Entry term(s): Dentistry, Public Health
Tree number(s): H02.163.876.770
N06.890
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011636
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
Entry Version: PUBLIC HEALTH DENT
Related: Health Education, Dental MeSH
DeCS ID: 28456
Unique ID: D011636
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: 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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