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Serial Extraction MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Serial Extraction
Tree Number(s)
E04.545.700.680
E06.645.700.680
E06.658.641.890
Unique ID
D012690
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012690
Scope Note
The selective extraction of deciduous teeth during the stage of mixed dentition in accordance with the shedding and eruption of the teeth. It is done over an extended period to allow autonomous adjustment to relieve crowding of the dental arches during the eruption of the lateral incisors, canines, and premolars, eventually involving the extraction of the first premolar teeth. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Previous Indexing
Orthodontics, Corrective (1966-1970)
Tooth Extraction (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73(71)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Serial Extraction Preferred
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