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Furcation Defects

"Furcation Defects" 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.

Conditions in which a bifurcation or trifurcation of the molar tooth root becomes denuded as a result of periodontal disease. It may be followed by tooth mobility, temperature sensitivity, pain, and alveolar bone resorption.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Furcation Defects" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Furcation Defects" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 29 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2003
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.