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Dental Cavity Preparation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dental Cavity Preparation
Tree Number(s)
E06.931.325
Unique ID
D003737
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003737
Annotation
restrict to fillings & inlays; for other prep procedures TOOTH PREPARATION, PROSTHODONTIC & ROOT CANAL PREPARATION are available
Scope Note
An operation in which carious material is removed from teeth and biomechanically correct forms are established in the teeth to receive and retain restorations. A constant requirement is provision for prevention of failure of the restoration through recurrence of decay or inadequate resistance to applied stresses. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p239-40)
Entry Version
DENT CAVITY PREPARATION
Entry Term(s)
Cavity Preparation, Dental
Cavity Preparations, Dental
Dental Cavity Preparations
Preparation, Dental Cavity
Preparations, Dental Cavity
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1996/06/10
Dental Cavity Preparation Preferred
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