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Dental Care
MeSH HeadingDental Care
Tree NumberE06.170
Tree NumberN02.421.240.190
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; DF: DENT CARE
Scope NoteThe total of dental diagnostic, preventive, and restorative services provided to meet the needs of a patient (from Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982).
Entry TermCare, Dental
See AlsoComprehensive Dental Care
Allowable QualifiersAE CL CT EC ES HI IS LJ MA MO MT NU OG PX SN ST TD UT VE
Entry VersionDENT CARE
History Note73
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD003729


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Dentistry [E06]
Air Abrasion, Dental [E06.020]
Anesthesia, Dental [E06.045]  +
Dental Atraumatic Restorative Treatment [E06.070]
Dental Bonding [E06.095]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDental Care [E06.170]
Dental Care for Aged [E06.170.100]
Dental Care for Children [E06.170.152]
Dental Care for Chronically Ill [E06.170.205]
Dental Care for Disabled [E06.170.310]
Dental Debonding [E06.178]
Dental Equipment [E06.186]  +
Dental Health Surveys [E06.208]  +
Dental High-Speed Technique [E06.216]
Dental Implantation [E06.231]  +
Dental Models [E06.261]
Dental Occlusion [E06.276]  +
Dental Pins [E06.292]
Dental Polishing [E06.298]
Dental Stress Analysis [E06.308]
Dentistry, Operative [E06.323]  +
Diagnosis, Oral [E06.342]  +
Electrogalvanism, Intraoral [E06.377]
Endodontics [E06.397]  +
Esthetics, Dental [E06.420]  +
Infection Control, Dental [E06.470]
Jaw Relation Record [E06.520]  +
Mouth Rehabilitation [E06.584]
Myofunctional Therapy [E06.603]
Odontometry [E06.623]
Oral Medicine [E06.640]
Oral Surgical Procedures [E06.645]  +
Orthodontics [E06.658]  +
Pathology, Oral [E06.685]
Periodontics [E06.721]  +
Preventive Dentistry [E06.761]  +
Prosthodontics [E06.780]  +
Surgery, Oral [E06.892]  +
Technology, Dental [E06.912]  +
Tooth Preparation [E06.931]  +
Tooth Remineralization [E06.950]

 
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services [N02]
   Health Services [N02.421]
      Dental Health Services [N02.421.240]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDental Care [N02.421.240.190]
Dental Care for Aged [N02.421.240.190.210]
Dental Care for Children [N02.421.240.190.215]
Dental Care for Chronically Ill [N02.421.240.190.220]
Dental Care for Disabled [N02.421.240.190.230]
Dental Service, Hospital [N02.421.240.200]

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