tooth rotation


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tooth rotation

The repositioning of a tooth by turning it on its long axis to a more normal occlusal position.
See also: rotation
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Tooth rotation associated with aplasia of nonadjacent teeth.
Andrews had given six keys of normal occlusion, that includes molar relation, crown angulation and inclination, absence of tooth rotations, proximal contacts, and flat curve of spee having no more than 1.5 mm depth8.
Baccetti, "Tooth rotations associated with tooth ageneis," The Angle Orthodontist, vol.