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Air Abrasion, Dental MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Air Abrasion, Dental
Tree Number(s)
E06.020
Unique ID
D020906
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020906
Scope Note
A technique using a pneumatic, high-pressure stream of aluminum oxide to remove DENTAL ENAMEL; DENTIN; and restorative materials from teeth. In contrast to using DENTAL HIGH-SPEED EQUIPMENT, this method usually requires no dental anesthesia (ANESTHESIA, DENTAL) and reduces risks of tooth chipping and microfracturing. It is used primarily for routine DENTAL CAVITY PREPARATION.
Entry Version
AIR ABRASION DENT
Entry Term(s)
Dental Air Abrasion
NLM Classification #
WU 350
Previous Indexing
Dental Cavity Preparation (1996-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Air Abrasion, Dental Preferred
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