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Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.308.980.438.300.512
E06.208.421
N05.715.360.300.800.438.300.505
N06.850.520.308.980.438.300.512
N06.890.160.134
Unique ID
D061326
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D061326
Scope Note
A dental health survey developed to evaluate a patient's orthodontic treatment need and priority for orthodontic care. The index is based on an assessment of degree of MALOCCLUSION and the potential aesthetic and dental health benefit of the treatment under consideration.
Entry Term(s)
Index for Need of Orthodontic Treatment
Index of Orthodontic Treatment Needs
Previous Indexing
Dental Health Surveys (1975-2011)
Malocclusion (1975-2011)
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/07/01
Revision Date
2017/06/30
Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need Preferred
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