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Dental Calculus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dental Calculus
Tree Number(s)
C07.793.208.250
C23.300.175.350
Unique ID
D003728
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003728
Scope Note
Abnormal concretion or calcified deposit that forms around the teeth or dental prostheses.
Entry Version
DENT CALCULUS
Entry Term(s)
Calculus, Dental
Tartar
NLM Classification #
WU 250
See Also
Dental Prophylaxis
Public MeSH Note
64
History Note
64; was in Cat C only 1964-74
Date Established
1964/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Dental Calculus Preferred
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