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Dental Care MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dental Care
Tree Number(s)
E06.170
N02.421.240.190
Unique ID
D003729
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003729
Annotation
= professional care by a professional; ORAL HYGIENE = personal care by the subject himself; do not confuse with DENTISTRY: DENTISTRY is the dentist & the profession, DENTAL CARE is the patient & the care given him; GEN only: do not confuse with TOOTH DISEASES
Scope Note
The total of dental diagnostic, preventive, and restorative services provided to meet the needs of a patient (from Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982).
Entry Version
DENT CARE
Entry Term(s)
Care, Dental
See Also
Comprehensive Dental Care
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/05/24
Dental Care Preferred
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