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Surgery, Oral MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Surgery, Oral
Tree Number(s)
E06.892
H02.163.876.886
Unique ID
D013515
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013515
Annotation
specialty of surgical therapy of diseases, injuries & defects of soft tissue of mouth & jaws; do not confuse with DENTISTRY, OPERATIVE: to restore tooth function; cranio-maxillo-facial surgery does not go here; use instead SPECIALTIES, SURGICAL; see also note at ORAL SURGICAL PROCEDURES
Scope Note
A dental specialty concerned with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disease, injuries, and defects of the human oral and maxillofacial region.
Entry Version
SURG ORAL
Entry Term(s)
Exodontics
Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral Surgery
Surgery, Maxillofacial
NLM Classification #
WU 21
See Also
Dentistry, Operative
Oral Surgical Procedures
Public MeSH Note
EXODONTICS was see TOOTH EXTRACTION 1965-97; was EXODONTIA see TEETH EXTRACTION 1963-64
History Note
EXODONTICS was see TOOTH EXTRACTION 1965-97; was EXODONTIA see TEETH EXTRACTION 1963-64
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Surgery, Oral Preferred
Exodontics Narrower
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