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Disease Tooth Migration

Name Tooth Migration
Synonyms Migration, Tooth | Tooth Drift | Tooth Drifting
Definition The movement of teeth into altered positions in relationship to the basal bone of the ALVEOLAR PROCESS and to adjoining and opposing teeth as a result of loss of approximating or opposing teeth, occlusal interferences, habits, inflammatory and dystrophic disease of the attaching and supporting structures of the teeth. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
Categories Mouth disease
MeSH® ID D014085

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DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mouth Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Periodontal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tooth Migration

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Tooth Migration
  Mesial Movement of Teeth