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Disease Tooth Ankylosis

Name Tooth Ankylosis
Synonyms Ankyloses, Dental | Ankyloses, Dentoalveolar | Ankyloses, Tooth | Ankylosis, Dental | Ankylosis, Dentoalveolar | Ankylosis of Teeth | Ankylosis, Tooth | Dental Ankyloses | Dental Ankylosis | Dentoalveolar Ankyloses | Dentoalveolar Ankylosis | Teeth Ankyloses | Teeth Ankylosis | Tooth Ankyloses
Definition Solid fixation of a tooth resulting from fusion of the cementum and alveolar bone, with obliteration of the periodontal ligament. It is uncommon in the deciduous dentition and very rare in permanent teeth. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Categories Mouth disease
MeSH® ID D020254
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Tooth Ankylosis
  Abnormal fusion of dental cementum with alveolar bone