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Chronic Periodontitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Chronic Periodontitis
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.714.533.324
C23.550.291.500.313
Unique ID
D055113
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055113
Scope Note
Chronic inflammation and loss of PERIODONTIUM that is associated with the amount of DENTAL PLAQUE or DENTAL CALCULUS present. Chronic periodontitis occurs mostly in adults and was called adult periodontitis, but this disease can appear in young people.
Entry Term(s)
Adult Periodontitis
Periodontitis, Adult
Periodontitis, Chronic
Previous Indexing
Periodontitis (1966-2008)
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2021/03/12
Chronic Periodontitis Preferred
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