surgical eruption


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sur·gi·cal e·rup·tion

the uncovering of an unerupted tooth to permit its further eruption into the oral cavity by surgically removing overlying soft tissue, bone, and sometimes teeth.

sur·gi·cal e·rup·tion

(sŭrji-kăl ē-rŭpshŭn)
Uncovering an unerupted tooth to permit its further eruption by surgically removing overlying soft tissue, bone, and sometimes teeth.