Tag:amenity=dentist

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Military dentists in Guatemala.jpg
Description
A dentist practice / surgery. Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
Dentist-14.svg
Group: Amenities
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Wikidata
Status: de facto

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 node placed at the centrepoint of the building, or on a closed way (area) 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