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Descriptor English: Dental Instruments
Descriptor Spanish: Instrumentos Dentales
Descriptor Portuguese: Instrumentos Odontológicos
Descriptor French: Instruments dentaires
Entry term(s): Dental Instrument
Instrument, Dental
Instruments, Dental
Tree number(s): E06.186.501
E07.222.501
VS2.006.002.004.001
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003762
Scope note: Hand-held tools or implements especially used by dental professionals for the performance of clinical tasks.
Annotation: differentiate from DENTAL EQUIPMENT on the basis of size (instruments are entirely holdable in the hand); reamers & broaches: index under ROOT CANAL PREPARATION /instrum
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65
Entry Version: DENT INSTRUM
DeCS ID: 3776
Unique ID: D003762
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1996/06/10
Dental Instruments - Preferred
Concept UI M0005896
Scope note Hand-held tools or implements especially used by dental professionals for the performance of clinical tasks.
Preferred term Dental Instruments
Entry term(s) Dental Instrument
Instrument, Dental
Instruments, Dental



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