abnormal tooth mobility


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abnormal tooth mobility

excessive movement of a tooth within its alveolus (socket) as a result of injury or disease in the supporting peridontium.

abnormal tooth mobility

Excessive tooth movement within the bony socket due to degenerative changes in the supporting alveolar bone and periodontal ligament as a result of poor oral hygiene, hormone balance changes, or trauma.
See: tooth movement
See also: mobility