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Tooth Demineralization MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tooth Demineralization
Tree Number(s)
C07.793.720
Unique ID
D017001
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017001
Annotation
a tooth disease; white spots or white lesions do not go here: note WHITE SPOTS see DENTAL CARIES
Scope Note
A tooth's loss of minerals, such as calcium in hydroxyapatite from the tooth matrix, caused by acidic exposure. An example of the occurrence of demineralization is in the formation of dental caries.
Entry Term(s)
Demineralization, Tooth
NLM Classification #
WU 270
See Also
Dental Caries
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/30
Revision Date
2022/05/23
Tooth Demineralization Preferred
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