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Tooth Migration MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Tooth Migration
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.714.836
G10.549.830
Unique ID
D014085
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014085
Annotation
do not confuse with TOOTH MOBILITY
Scope Note
The movement of teeth into altered positions in relationship to the basal bone of the ALVEOLAR PROCESS and to adjoining and opposing teeth as a result of loss of approximating or opposing teeth, occlusal interferences, habits, inflammatory and dystrophic disease of the attaching and supporting structures of the teeth. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Tooth Drift
Tooth Drifting
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66(65)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/22
Tooth Migration Preferred
Tooth Drifting Narrower
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