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Descriptor in English: Dental Polishing
Descriptor in Spanish: Pulido Dental
Descriptor in Portuguese: Polimento Dentário
Descriptor in French: Polissage dentaire
Entry term(s): Burnishing, Dental
Dental Burnishing
Dental Finishing
Finishing, Dental
Polishing, Dental
Tree number(s): E06.298
Scope note: Creation of a smooth and glossy surface finish on a denture or amalgam.
Annotation: restrict to polishing of dentures, amalgams & resins; tooth polishing: index under DENTAL PROPHYLAXIS or DENTAL SCALING or TOOTHBRUSHING
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 84
DeCS UI: 3790
Descriptor UI: D003775
Date Established: 1984/01/01
Date of Entry: 1983/04/21
Revision Date: 1992/05/14
Dental Polishing - Preferred
Concept UI M0005912
Scope note Creation of a smooth and glossy surface finish on a denture or amalgam.
Preferred term Dental Polishing
Entry term(s) Polishing, Dental
Finishing, Dental - Broader
Concept UI M0005914
Preferred term Finishing, Dental
Entry term(s) Dental Finishing
Dental Burnishing - Narrower
Concept UI M0005913
Preferred term Dental Burnishing
Entry term(s) Burnishing, Dental



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