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Descriptor English: Air Abrasion, Dental
Descriptor Spanish: Abrasión Dental por Aire
Descriptor Portuguese: Abrasão Dental por Ar
Descriptor French: Air abrasion
Entry term(s): Abrasion, Dental Air
Abrasions, Dental Air
Air Abrasions, Dental
Dental Air Abrasion
Dental Air Abrasions
Tree number(s): E06.020
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
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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: Dental Cavity Preparation (1996-1999)
Public MeSH Note: 2000
History Note: 2000
Entry Version: AIR ABRASION DENT
DeCS ID: 34547
Unique ID: D020906
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Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/03
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Air Abrasion, Dental - Preferred
Concept UI M0328411
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.
Preferred term Air Abrasion, Dental
Entry term(s) Abrasion, Dental Air
Abrasions, Dental Air
Air Abrasions, Dental
Dental Air Abrasion
Dental Air Abrasions



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