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Descriptor in English: Dentures
Descriptor in Spanish: Dentaduras
Descriptor in Portuguese: Dentaduras
Descriptor in French: Appareils de prothèse dentaire
Entry term(s): Denture
Tree number(s): E06.780.346.760
E07.695.190.200
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
History Note: 91; was DENTAL PROSTHESIS 1963-90; DENTURES was see DENTAL PROSTHESIS 1984-90
DeCS UI: 29225
Descriptor UI: D003778
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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