HL7 Terminology (THO)
4.0.0 - Publication World

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CodeSystem: Surface Codes

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/FDI-surface Version: 0.1.0
Standards status: Draft Maturity Level: 1 Responsible: Financial Management Computable Name: SurfaceCodes
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1154

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This value set includes a smattering of FDI tooth surface codes.

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/FDI-surface defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
M MesialThe surface of a tooth that is closest to the midline (middle) of the face.
O OcclusalThe chewing surface of posterior teeth.
I IncisalThe biting edge of anterior teeth.
D DistalThe surface of a tooth that faces away from the midline of the face.
B BuccalThe surface of a posterior tooth facing the cheeks.
V VentralThe surface of a tooth facing the lips.
L LingualThe surface of a tooth facing the tongue.
MO MesioclusalThe Mesioclusal surfaces of a tooth.
DO DistoclusalThe Distoclusal surfaces of a tooth.
DI DistoincisalThe Distoincisal surfaces of a tooth.
MOD MesioclusodistalThe Mesioclusodistal surfaces of a tooth.

History

DateActionAuthorCustodianComment
2020-10-14reviseGrahame GrieveVocabulary WGReset Version after migration to UTG
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.