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Descriptor in English: Dentition
Descriptor in Spanish: Dentición
Descriptor in Portuguese: Dentição
Descriptor in French: Denture
Entry term(s): Dentitions
Tree number(s): A03.556.500.379
A14.549.167
Scope note: The teeth collectively in the dental arch. Dentition ordinarily refers to the natural teeth in position in their alveoli. Dentition referring to the deciduous teeth is DENTITION, PRIMARY; to the permanent teeth, DENTITION, PERMANENT. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer DENTITION, PRIMARY; DENTITION, PERMANENT; or DENTITION, MIXED; differentiate from TOOTH
See also the descriptors: Tooth MeSH
DeCS UI: 3832
Descriptor UI: D003817
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Dentition - Preferred
Concept UI M0005965
Scope note The teeth collectively in the dental arch. Dentition ordinarily refers to the natural teeth in position in their alveoli. Dentition referring to the deciduous teeth is DENTITION, PRIMARY; to the permanent teeth, DENTITION, PERMANENT. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Preferred term Dentition
Entry term(s) Dentitions



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