|amenity = dentist|
|A dentist practice / surgery.|
|Rendering in openstreetmap-carto|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: de facto|
|Tools for this tag|
A dentist / dental practice / dental surgery /dental clinic. A place where a professional dental surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and conditions on oral care is stationed.
How to map
Use that tag amenity=dentist on a node placed at the centrepoint of the building, or on a closed way (area) drawn around the perimeter of the building.
Tags to use in combination
Healthcare tagging mess
Healthcare tags, are not widely agreed upon, and the documentation is a bit of a mess. This tag is probably a good one to use for a dentist, but there are other proposals e.g for a dental clinic to fit into a wider scheme for different clinic types