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Tooth Mobility MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tooth Mobility
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.714.898
G10.549.840
Unique ID
D014086
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014086
Annotation
do not confuse with TOOTH MOVEMENT TECHNIQUES (an orthodontic procedure)
Scope Note
Horizontal and, to a lesser degree, axial movement of a tooth in response to normal forces, as in occlusion. It refers also to the movability of a tooth resulting from loss of all or a portion of its attachment and supportive apparatus, as seen in periodontitis, occlusal trauma, and periodontosis. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p507 & Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p313)
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/12
Tooth Mobility Preferred
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