forced eruption

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forced e·rup·tion

(fōrst ĕ-rŭpshŭn)
Assisted eruption of a tooth through covering tissues into the oral cavity.
See: eruption, extrusion
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Aesthetic Rehabilitation of Subgingival Fractures with Forced Eruption: Case Reports.
Forced eruption tech- nique: rationale and clinical report.
Forced eruption after crown/root fracture with a simple and aesthetic method using the fractured crown.
(22) Fibrotomy is performed by the use of a scalpel at 7 to 10 day intervals during the forced eruption to sever the supracrestal connective tissue fibers, thereby preventing the crestal bone from following the root in coronal direction.