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Descriptor English: Preventive Dentistry
Descriptor Spanish: Odontología Preventiva
Descriptor Portuguese: Odontologia Preventiva
Descriptor French: Odontologie préventive
Entry term(s): Dentistries, Preventive
Dentistry, Preventive
Preventive Dentistries
Tree number(s): E06.761
H02.163.721
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011313
Scope note: The branch of dentistry concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance and promotion of oral health.
Annotation: SPEC only; spec concerned with prev of tooth & mouth dis: do not confuse with TOOTH DISEASES /prev or MOUTH DISEASES /prev; see note under DENTAL CARE; for "see your dentist twice a year"; do not confuse with DENTAL PROPHYLAXIS (see note there) or ORAL HYGIENE (see note there)
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
Entry Version: PREV DENT
Related: Dental Clinics MeSH
Health Education, Dental MeSH
Primary Prevention MeSH
DeCS ID: 28487
Unique ID: D011313
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Preventive Dentistry - Preferred
Concept UI M0017565
Scope note The branch of dentistry concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance and promotion of oral health.
Preferred term Preventive Dentistry
Entry term(s) Dentistries, Preventive
Dentistry, Preventive
Preventive Dentistries



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