HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

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Surface Codes

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/FDI-surface
Version:4.2.0
Name:SurfaceCodes
Title:Surface Codes
Status:draft
Content:All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
Definition:

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

Publisher:Financial Management
Committee:Financial Management
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1154 (for OID based terminology systems)
Content Mode:Complete
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/surface ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)
Copyright:

This is an example set.

Maturity:1
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

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

Surface Codes

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

Copyright Statement: This is an example set.

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
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.