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Oral Medicine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Oral Medicine
Tree Number(s)
E06.640
H02.163.670
Unique ID
D019242
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019242
Annotation
"a branch of dentistry dealing with dis of the oral and paraoral struct and the oral management of system dis"; SPEC; entry term STOMATOLOGY: seen most often in foreign lit: translate as "oral medicine"; "stomatol dis" = MOUTH DISEASES
Scope Note
A branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the oral and paraoral structures and the oral management of systemic diseases. (Hall, What is Oral Medicine, Anyway? Clinical Update: National Naval Dental Center, March 1991, p7-8)
Entry Version
ORAL MED
Entry Term(s)
Medicine, Oral
Stomatology
NLM Classification #
WU 21
Previous Indexing
Dentistry (1966-1996)
See Also
Dentistry
Mouth Diseases
Oral Manifestations
Public MeSH Note
97; was see DENTISTRY 1980-96; STOMATOLOGY was see DENTISTRY 1989-96
Online Note
use DENTISTRY to search ORAL MEDICINE 1980-96 & STOMATOLOGY 1989-96
History Note
97; was see DENTISTRY 1980-96; STOMATOLOGY was see DENTISTRY 1989-96
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Oral Medicine Preferred
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