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The intentional movement of the root of a tooth in a bucco-lingual direction with either minimal or no movement of the crown in the opposite direction. It can only be achieved by the use of rectangular wires using a fixed orthodontic appliance, and is usually undertaken towards the end of active orthodontic therapy.

Subjects: Dentistry.


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