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Dental Pulp Capping MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dental Pulp Capping
Tree Number(s)
E06.397.370
Unique ID
D003785
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003785
Scope Note
Application of a protective agent to an exposed pulp (direct capping) or the remaining thin layer of dentin over a nearly exposed pulp (indirect capping) in order to allow the pulp to recover and maintain its normal vitality and function.
Entry Version
DENT PULP CAPPING
Entry Term(s)
Capping, Dental Pulp
Capping, Pulp
Pulp Capping
Pulp Capping, Dental
NLM Classification #
WU 230
See Also
Calcium Hydroxide
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1993/06/04
Dental Pulp Capping Preferred
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