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Space Maintenance, Orthodontic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Space Maintenance, Orthodontic
Tree Number(s)
E06.658.703.675
Unique ID
D013027
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013027
Annotation
note category: dental (mouth & teeth) context only
Scope Note
Common treatment method used in pediatric dentistry that involves the use of fixed or removable space maintainers in order to keep the space left by a baby tooth safe in the event it is lost early. Space maintainers also help permanent teeth to grow safely.
Entry Term(s)
Space Maintenance
Public MeSH Note
72
History Note
72(65)
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/26
Space Maintenance, Orthodontic Preferred
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