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Fluoridation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fluoridation
Tree Number(s)
E06.761.382
N06.890.235
Unique ID
D005457
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005457
Annotation
‌/‌adv ‌eff permitted but more likely is FLUORIDES ‌/‌adv ‌eff or specific fluoride term /‌adv eff; coordinate with substance fluoridated
Scope Note
Practice of adding fluoride to water, and other food or beverages, for the purpose of preventing tooth decay and tooth cavities.
Entry Term(s)
Milk Fluoridation
Salt Fluoridation
Water Fluoridation
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/03/08
Fluoridation Preferred
Milk Fluoridation Narrower
Water Fluoridation Narrower
Salt Fluoridation Narrower
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