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Dentition MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dentition
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.500.379
A14.549.167
Unique ID
D003817
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003817
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer DENTITION, PRIMARY; DENTITION, PERMANENT; or DENTITION, MIXED; differentiate from TOOTH
Scope Note
The teeth collectively in the dental arch. Dentition ordinarily refers to the natural teeth in position in their alveoli. Dentition referring to the deciduous teeth is DENTITION, PRIMARY; to the permanent teeth, DENTITION, PERMANENT. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
NLM Classification #
WU 210
See Also
Tooth
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25

No Qualifiers
Dentition Preferred
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