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Odontodysplasia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Odontodysplasia
Tree Number(s)
C07.650.800.600
C07.793.700.600
C16.131.850.800.600
Unique ID
D018126
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018126
Annotation
an abnorm of tooth develop; do not use /‌congen & do not coord with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES
Scope Note
A localized arrested tooth development which appears to involve most commonly the anterior teeth, usually on one side of the midline, most often the maxillary central and lateral incisors. Roentgenographically, the teeth have a ghostlike appearance. Calcification and bits of prismatic enamel may be found in the pulp and the enamel is thin and absent in part. (Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982)
Entry Term(s)
Ghost Teeth
Ghost Tooth
Odontogenesis Imperfecta
Odontogenic Dysplasia
Public MeSH Note
94; ODONTOGENESIS IMPERFECTA was heading 1965-93
Online Note
use ODONTODYSPLASIA to search ODONTOGENESIS IMPERFECTA 1966-93
History Note
94; ODONTOGENESIS IMPERFECTA was heading 1965-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/03
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Odontodysplasia Preferred
Odontogenesis Imperfecta Related
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