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Denture Precision Attachment MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Denture Precision Attachment
Tree Number(s)
E06.780.346.760.943.555
E07.695.190.200.220.245
Unique ID
D003834
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003834
Annotation
restrict to partial dentures
Scope Note
A precision device used for attaching a fixed or removable partial denture to the crown of an abutment tooth or a restoration. One type is the intracoronal attachment and the other type is the extracoronal attachment. It consists of a female portion within the coronal portion of the crown of an abutment and a fitted male portion attached to the denture proper. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p85; from Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p264)
Entry Term(s)
Attachment, Dental Slotted
Attachments, Dental Slotted
Dental Slotted Attachment
Dental Slotted Attachments
Denture, Precision Attachment
Intracoronal Attachment
Precision Attachment, Denture
Slotted Attachment, Dental
Slotted Attachments, Dental
NLM Classification #
WU 515
Previous Indexing
Denture, Partial (1966-1969)
Denture, Partial, Removable (1966-1969)
Public MeSH Note
70
History Note
70
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Denture Precision Attachment Preferred
Intracoronal Attachment Narrower
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