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Dental Occlusion MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dental Occlusion
Tree Number(s)
E06.276
G10.549.208
Unique ID
D003766
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003766
Annotation
MALOCCLUSION & its specifics are also available
Scope Note
The relationship of all the components of the masticatory system in normal function. It has special reference to the position and contact of the maxillary and mandibular teeth for the highest efficiency during the excursive movements of the jaw that are essential for mastication. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p556, p472)
Entry Version
DENT OCCLUSION
Entry Term(s)
Canine Guidance
Occlusal Guidance
Occlusal Plane
Occlusion, Dental
NLM Classification #
WU 440
See Also
Jaw Relation Record
Malocclusion
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/17

No Qualifiers
Dental Occlusion Preferred
Occlusal Plane Narrower
Canine Guidance Related
Occlusal Guidance Related
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