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Gingival Retraction Techniques MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Gingival Retraction Techniques
Tree Number(s)
E06.912.480
Unique ID
D060745
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D060745
Scope Note
Techniques used to expose dental surface below the gingival margin in order to obtain better dental impression during periodental and peri-implant applications. The retraction of the gingival tissue can be achieved surgically (e.g., laser gingivectomy and rotary curettage) or chemically with a retraction cord.
Previous Indexing
Dental Impression Technique (1965-2011)
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
Gingival Retraction Techniques Preferred
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