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Descriptor English: Dental Waste
Descriptor Spanish: Residuos Dentales
Descriptor residuos dentales
Scope note: Cualquier desecho generado en un consultorio, área quirúrgica, clínica o laboratorio dental, incluidas las amalgamas, saliva y agua de enjuague.
Descriptor Portuguese: Resíduos Odontológicos
Descriptor French: Déchets dentaires
Entry term(s): Dental Wastes
Waste, Dental
Wastes, Dental
Tree number(s): D20.944.460.150
N06.850.460.710.460.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018057
Scope note: Any waste product generated by a dental office, surgery, clinic, or laboratory including amalgams, saliva, and rinse water.
Annotation: includes saliva, rinse, amalgams, etc.; disposal of dent waste: coord IM with MEDICAL WASTE DISPOSAL (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Waste Products (1976-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94
History Note: 94
Entry Version: DENT WASTE
DeCS ID: 31515
Unique ID: D018057
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/06/04
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Dental Waste - Preferred
Concept UI M0027247
Scope note Any waste product generated by a dental office, surgery, clinic, or laboratory including amalgams, saliva, and rinse water.
Preferred term Dental Waste
Entry term(s) Dental Wastes
Waste, Dental
Wastes, Dental



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