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Tooth Discoloration MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tooth Discoloration
Tree Number(s)
C07.793.735
Unique ID
D014075
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014075
Annotation
external staining or staining within pulp; from any cause; coord IM with cause if pertinent (IM or NIM); do not confuse with FLUOROSIS, DENTAL (occurring during tooth calcification)
Scope Note
Any change in the hue, color, or translucency of a tooth due to any cause. Restorative filling materials, drugs (both topical and systemic), pulpal necrosis, or hemorrhage may be responsible. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p253)
See Also
Enamel Microabrasion
Tooth Bleaching
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/07/14
Tooth Discoloration Preferred
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