separation of teeth


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sep·a·ra·tion of teeth

1. loss of proximal contact of teeth;
2. in orthodontics, the creation of interproximal spaces for the fitting of an appliance.

sep·a·ra·tion of teeth

(sepăr-āshŭn tēth)
1. Loss of proximal contact of teeth.
2. In orthodontics, creation of interproximal spaces to fit an appliance.
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