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Terminology owner/maintenance organisation

Name, contact details, website

American Dental Association 

Formal name of the code system

Systematized Nomenclature of Dentistry

Short name or abbreviation of the code system name

Technical identifier/s for the code system 

OID - 2.16.840.1.113883.3.3150      

ISO OID Secondary Identifier (Symbolic) - ada-snodent

Canonical URI -

Scope/domain statement for the code system

(Official or from HTA)

The Systematized Nomenclature of Dentistry (SNODENT) is an official subset of SNOMED CT, a vocabulary designed for use with electronic health and dental records. Its intended purpose is to:

  • Provide standardized terms for describing dental disease
  • Capture clinical detail and patient characteristics
  • Permit analysis of patient care services and outcomes
  • To be interoperable with Electronic Health Records (EHR) and Electronic Dental Records (EDR)

Link to information about the code system - including how to obtain the content

Arrangement or agreements with HL7 for use of content

Agreement that HL7 may publish and use SNODENT content in international standards
Version management - timing and identification of versions

IP Information and Licensing Information

HL7 users of this information - which HL7 products use this link (if known)

Process to request content change

Other useful Information

Information current as at (date)

Information current as at: April 2020
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