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Descriptor English: Vestibuloplasty
Descriptor Spanish: Vestibuloplastia
Descriptor Portuguese: Vestibuloplastia
Descriptor French: Vestibuloplastie
Entry term(s): Vestibuloplasties
Tree number(s): E04.545.550.800
E06.645.550.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014727
Scope note: Those procedures designed to widen the zone of attached gingiva and deepen the vestibular depth which will facilitate the clearance of the area for natural food passage, and provide access for toothbrushing and interdental stimulation.
Annotation: refers to the oral cavity, not to the vestibular apparatus
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Surgery, Oral (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72(69)
DeCS ID: 15131
Unique ID: D014727
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Vestibuloplasty - Preferred
Concept UI M0022645
Scope note Those procedures designed to widen the zone of attached gingiva and deepen the vestibular depth which will facilitate the clearance of the area for natural food passage, and provide access for toothbrushing and interdental stimulation.
Preferred term Vestibuloplasty
Entry term(s) Vestibuloplasties



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