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Descriptor in English: Crowns
Descriptor in Spanish: Coronas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Coroas
Descriptor in French: Couronnes
Entry term(s): Crown
Crown, Dental
Crowns, Dental
Dental Crown
Dental Crowns
Tree number(s): E06.780.346.250
E07.695.190.088
Scope note: A prosthetic restoration that reproduces the entire surface anatomy of the visible natural crown of a tooth. It may be partial (covering three or more surfaces of a tooth) or complete (covering all surfaces). It is made of gold or other metal, porcelain, or resin.
Annotation: note category: anatomical crown of tooth = TOOTH CROWN; do not confuse entry term DENTAL CROWNS with TOOTH CROWN
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 65; CROWN AND BRIDGEWORK was heading 1963-64
See also the descriptors: Dental Porcelain MeSH
DeCS UI: 3459
Descriptor UI: D003442
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/30
Crowns - Preferred
Concept UI M0005368
Scope note A prosthetic restoration that reproduces the entire surface anatomy of the visible natural crown of a tooth. It may be partial (covering three or more surfaces of a tooth) or complete (covering all surfaces). It is made of gold or other metal, porcelain, or resin.
Preferred term Crowns
Entry term(s) Crown
Crown, Dental
Crowns, Dental
Dental Crown
Dental Crowns



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