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Dental Scaling MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dental Scaling
Tree Number(s)
E06.721.189.350
E06.761.227.350
Unique ID
D012534
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012534
Annotation
do not confuse entry term ROOT SCALING with ROOT PLANING
Scope Note
Removal of dental plaque and dental calculus from the surface of a tooth, from the surface of a tooth apical to the gingival margin accumulated in periodontal pockets, or from the surface coronal to the gingival margin.
Entry Version
DENT SCALING
Entry Term(s)
Root Scaling
Scaling, Dental
Scaling, Root
Scaling, Subgingival
Scaling, Supragingival
NLM Classification #
WU 113
Previous Indexing
Dental Prophylaxis (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
91; was SCALING, DENTAL see under DENTAL PROPHYLAXIS 1975-90
Online Note
use DENTAL SCALING to search SCALING, DENTAL 1972-90 (as Prov 1972-74)
History Note
91(72); was SCALING, DENTAL see under DENTAL PROPHYLAXIS 1972-90 (Prov 1972-74)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1991/04/29
Dental Scaling Preferred
Scaling, Supragingival Narrower
Scaling, Root Narrower
Scaling, Subgingival Narrower
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