NLM Logo

Gingivectomy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Gingivectomy
Tree Number(s)
E04.545.350
E06.645.350
E06.721.321
Unique ID
D005890
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005890
Scope Note
Surgical excision of the gingiva at the level of its attachment, thus creating new marginal gingiva. This procedure is used to eliminate gingival or periodontal pockets or to provide an approach for extensive surgical interventions, and to gain access necessary to remove calculus within the pocket. (Dorland, 28th ed)
NLM Classification #
WU 240.5
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Gingivectomy Preferred
page delivered in 0.136s