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Descriptor English: Dental Care
Descriptor Spanish: Atención Odontológica
Descriptor Portuguese: Assistência Odontológica
Descriptor French: Soins dentaires
Entry term(s): Care, Dental
Tree number(s): E06.170
N02.421.240.190
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003729
Scope note: The total of dental diagnostic, preventive, and restorative services provided to meet the needs of a patient (from Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982).
Annotation: = professional care by a professional; ORAL HYGIENE = personal care by the subject himself; do not confuse with DENTISTRY: DENTISTRY is the dentist & the profession, DENTAL CARE is the patient & the care given him; GEN only: do not confuse with TOOTH DISEASES
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73
Entry Version: DENT CARE
Related: Comprehensive Dental Care MeSH
DeCS ID: 29368
Unique ID: D003729
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
Dental Care - Preferred
Concept UI M0005850
Scope note The total of dental diagnostic, preventive, and restorative services provided to meet the needs of a patient (from Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982).
Preferred term Dental Care
Entry term(s) Care, Dental



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