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Descriptor English: Dentures
Descriptor Spanish: Dentaduras
Descriptor Portuguese: Dentaduras
Descriptor French: Appareils de prothèse dentaire
Entry term(s): Denture
Tree number(s): E06.780.346.760
E07.695.190.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003778
Scope note: An appliance used as an artificial or prosthetic replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues. It does not include CROWNS; DENTAL ABUTMENTS; nor TOOTH, ARTIFICIAL.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; labeling for ownership or identification = DENTURE IDENTIFICATION MARKING
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 91; was DENTAL PROSTHESIS 1963-90; DENTURES was see DENTAL PROSTHESIS 1984-90
History Note: 91; was DENTAL PROSTHESIS 1963-90; DENTURES was see DENTAL PROSTHESIS 1984-90
DeCS ID: 29225
Unique ID: D003778
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Dentures - Preferred
Concept UI M0005917
Scope note An appliance used as an artificial or prosthetic replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues. It does not include CROWNS; DENTAL ABUTMENTS; nor TOOTH, ARTIFICIAL.
Preferred term Dentures
Entry term(s) Denture



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