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Periodontal Attachment Loss MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Periodontal Attachment Loss
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.714.354.750
Unique ID
D017622
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017622
Scope Note
Loss or destruction of periodontal tissue caused by periodontitis or other destructive periodontal diseases or by injury during instrumentation. Attachment refers to the periodontal ligament which attaches to the alveolar bone. It has been hypothesized that treatment of the underlying periodontal disease and the seeding of periodontal ligament cells enable the creating of new attachment.
Entry Term(s)
Attachment Loss, Periodontal
Previous Indexing
Periodontal Diseases (1976-1993)
Periodontitis (1976-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Periodontal Attachment Loss Preferred
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