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Tooth Erosion MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tooth Erosion
Tree Number(s)
C07.793.818.500
Unique ID
D014077
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014077
Annotation
loss of substance caused by chem action without bact action: differentiate from TOOTH ABRASION (loss of substance caused by friction) & TOOTH ATTRITION (wearing away through tooth-to-tooth contact)
Scope Note
Progressive loss of the hard substance of a tooth by chemical processes that do not involve bacterial action. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p296)
NLM Classification #
WU 246
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Tooth Erosion Preferred
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