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Orthodontic Extrusion MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Orthodontic Extrusion
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Scope Note
Orthodontic movement in the coronal direction achieved by outward tension on the PERIODONTAL LIGAMENT. It does not include the operative procedure that CROWN LENGTHENING involves.
Entry Term(s)
Forced Eruption
Tooth Extrusion
Previous Indexing
Tooth Movement (1974-2005)
See Also
Crown Lengthening
Public MeSH Note
2006; see TOOTH MOVEMENT 1998-2005
History Note
2006; use TOOTH MOVEMENT 1998-2005
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Orthodontic Extrusion Preferred
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