"Tooth Mobility" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Horizontal and, to a lesser degree, axial movement of a tooth in response to normal forces, as in occlusion. It refers also to the movability of a tooth resulting from loss of all or a portion of its attachment and supportive apparatus, as seen in periodontitis, occlusal trauma, and periodontosis. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p507 & Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p313)
- Tooth Mobility
- Mobilities, Tooth
- Mobility, Tooth
- Tooth Mobilities
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Tooth Mobility".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Tooth Mobility".
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