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Dental Clasps MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dental Clasps
Tree Number(s)
E06.780.346.562
E07.695.190.180
Unique ID
D016734
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016734
Annotation
for any prosthesis; do not confuse entry term DENTURE CLASPS with DENTURE PRECISION ATTACHMENT, a special type of precision device for use with partial dentures; do not use for orthodontic clasps
Scope Note
Metal devices for fastening together two or more parts of dental prostheses for stabilizing or retaining them by attachment to abutment teeth. For a precision attachment for a partial denture DENTURE PRECISION ATTACHMENT is available.
Entry Version
DENT CLASPS
Entry Term(s)
Clasp, Dental
Clasps, Dental
Dental Clasp
Denture Clasps
Previous Indexing
Denture, Partial, Removable (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/04/29
Revision Date
2019/05/24
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