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Orthodontic Brackets MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Orthodontic Brackets
Tree Number(s)
E06.658.453.255.500
Unique ID
D016910
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016910
Scope Note
Small metal or ceramic attachments used to fasten an arch wire. These attachments are soldered or welded to an orthodontic band or cemented directly onto the teeth. Bowles brackets, edgewise brackets, multiphase brackets, ribbon arch brackets, twin-wire brackets, and universal brackets are all types of orthodontic brackets.
Entry Term(s)
Dental Braces
Orthodontic Braces
Previous Indexing
Orthodontic Appliances (1967-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/30
Revision Date
2019/07/05
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