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Descriptor English: Dentistry
Descriptor Spanish: Odontología
Descriptor Portuguese: Odontologia
Descriptor French: Odontologie
Tree number(s): E06
H02.163
SH1.020.020.040.020
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003813
Scope note: The profession concerned with the teeth, oral cavity, and associated structures, and the diagnosis and treatment of their diseases including prevention and the restoration of defective and missing tissue.
Annotation: /instrum = DENTAL INSTRUMENTS; DENTAL EQUIPMENT or other specifics; /legislation & jurisprudence = LEGISLATION, DENTAL or DENTISTRY + JURISPRUDENCE or FORENSIC DENTISTRY; veterinary dentistry = DENTISTRY /vet + VETERINARY MEDICINE
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Entry Combination: economics:Economics, Dental
education:Education, Dental
history:History of Dentistry
instrumentation:Dental Instruments
legislation & jurisprudence:Legislation, Dental
ethics:Ethics, Dental
Public MeSH Note: AVIATION DENTISTRY was heading 1965-79
History Note: AVIATION DENTISTRY was heading 1965-79
Related: Dental Equipment MeSH
Dental Instruments MeSH
Economics, Dental MeSH
Education, Dental MeSH
History of Dentistry MeSH
Legislation, Dental MeSH
Oral Medicine MeSH
DeCS ID: 3828
Unique ID: D003813
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Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Dentistry - Preferred
Concept UI M0005961
Scope note The profession concerned with the teeth, oral cavity, and associated structures, and the diagnosis and treatment of their diseases including prevention and the restoration of defective and missing tissue.
Preferred term Dentistry



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