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Dental Deposits MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dental Deposits
Tree Number(s)
C07.793.208
Unique ID
D003741
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003741
Scope Note
Accumulations of microflora that lead to pathological plaque and calculus which cause PERIODONTAL DISEASES. It can be considered a type of BIOFILMS. It is subtly distinguished from the protective DENTAL PELLICLE.
Entry Version
DENT DEPOSITS
Entry Term(s)
Dental Deposit
Deposit, Dental
Deposits, Dental
Materia Alba
NLM Classification #
WU 250
See Also
Biofilms
Public MeSH Note
65; MATERIA ALBA was heading 1965-86
Online Note
use DENTAL DEPOSITS to search MATERIA ALBA 1966-86
History Note
65; was in Cat C only 1965-74; MATERIA ALBA was heading 1965-86
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
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