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Periodontitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Periodontitis
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.714.533
Unique ID
D010518
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010518
Annotation
general; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Inflammation and loss of connective tissues supporting or surrounding the teeth. This may involve any part of the PERIODONTIUM. Periodontitis is currently classified by disease progression (CHRONIC PERIODONTITIS; AGGRESSIVE PERIODONTITIS) instead of age of onset. (From 1999 International Workshop for a Classification of Periodontal Diseases and Conditions, American Academy of Periodontology)
Entry Term(s)
Pericementitis
NLM Classification #
WU 242
See Also
Subgingival Curettage
Public MeSH Note
65
Online Note
use PERIODONTITIS to search PERICEMENTITIS 1969-78
History Note
65; PERICEMENTITIS was see under PERIODONTITIS 1969-78
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Periodontitis Preferred
Pericementitis Narrower
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