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Dental Fissures MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Dental Fissures
Tree Number(s)
A14.549.167.900.258
C07.793.700.255
Unique ID
D003750
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003750
Scope Note
Naturally occurring deep grooves or clefts in the surface of teeth equivalent to class 1 cavities in Black's classification of dental caries.
Entry Version
DENT FISSURES
Entry Term(s)
Dental Fissure
Fissure, Dental
Fissures, Dental
Previous Indexing
Dental Caries (1966-1986)
See Also
Pit and Fissure Sealants
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under DENTAL CARIES 1987-90
History Note
91(87); was see under DENTAL CARIES 1987-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/08
Revision Date
2022/07/12
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