Tag:amenity=dentist

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Public-images-osm logo.svg amenity = dentist
Military dentists in Guatemala.jpg
Description
A dentist practice / surgery.
Used on these elements
may be used on nodes
should not be used on ways
may be used on areas
use on relations unspecified
Useful combination
Status: Unspecified

A dentist / dental practice / dental surgery /dental clinic.

How to map

Use that tag amenity=dentist on a node Node placed at the centrepoint of the building, or on a closed way (area) Area drawn around the perimeter of the building

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