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Disease Tooth Mobility

Name Tooth Mobility
Synonyms Mobilities, Tooth | Mobility, Tooth | Tooth Mobilities
Definition Horizontal and, to a lesser degree, axial movement of a tooth in response to normal forces, as in occlusion. It refers also to the movability of a tooth resulting from loss of all or a portion of its attachment and supportive apparatus, as seen in periodontitis, occlusal trauma, and periodontosis. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p507 & Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p313)
Categories Mouth disease
MeSH® ID D014086

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