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Dental Prosthesis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Tree Number(s)
E06.780.346
E07.695.190
Unique ID
D017266
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017266
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; specialty is PROSTHODONTICS
Scope Note
An artificial replacement for one or more natural teeth or part of a tooth, or associated structures, ranging from a portion of a tooth to a complete denture. The dental prosthesis is used for cosmetic or functional reasons, or both. DENTURES and specific types of dentures are also available. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p244 & Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p643)
Entry Version
DENT PROSTHESIS
Entry Term(s)
Dental Prostheses
Prostheses, Dental
Prosthesis, Dental
Previous Indexing
Dentures (1991-1992)
See Also
Dental Restoration Failure
Dental Restoration, Permanent
Dental Restoration, Temporary
Dentures
Public MeSH Note
93; was heading 1963-90; was see DENTURES 1991-92
Online Note
use DENTURES to search DENTAL PROSTHESIS 1966-92
History Note
93; was heading 1963-90; was see DENTURES 1991-92
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/20
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Dental Prosthesis Preferred
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