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4.3.14.168 Code System http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/FDI-surface

Financial Management Work Group Maturity Level: 1Draft Use Context: Any

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/FDI-surface
Version:4.0.0
Name:SurfaceCodes
Title:Surface Codes
Definition:

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

Committee:Financial Management Work Group
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.1154 (for OID based terminology systems)
Copyright:This is an example set.
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: Surface Codes (This value set includes a smattering of FDI tooth surface codes.)
  • ValueSet: Surface Codes (This value set includes a smattering of FDI tooth 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.

 

See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.


Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LevelA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. See Code System for further information.
SourceThe source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
CodeThe code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
DisplayThe display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
DefinitionAn explanation of the meaning of the concept
CommentsAdditional notes about how to use the code