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The ejection of solid, liquid, or gaseous material from a volcano.
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What does it mean when you dream about an eruption?

An eruption, such as a volcanic eruption, usually indicates the forceful breakthrough of unconscious material—repressed thoughts or urges—into consciousness. More generally, an eruption may indicate an upheaval in one’s life.

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This case seems to be one of the largest erupted odontoma reported in the literature and was associated with tooth eruption disturbances.
Pro-inflammatory cytokines are known to play a role in macrophage recruitment for hardtissue breakdown during tooth eruption (Fukushima et al.
Similarly, 10% of pediatricians have stated that high-dose vitamin D treatment will accelerate tooth eruption and walking.
Most studies looked at children ages 3 to 5 years, but the TF believes that benefits are likely to begin at the time of primary tooth eruption.
Melinda Nelson and Robert Warren kindly provided deer jaws for tooth eruption analysis.
A literature search showed that irritability, increased salivation, runny nose, loss of appetite, diarrhoea, rash, and sleep disturbance are associated with primary tooth eruption. (Ramos-Jorge et al, 2011).
It has information on charting and diagnosis of pulpal conditions; surgical procedures for maxillofacial treatment of temporomandibular joint disorder, bone reconstruction, implant placement, and other disorders; tooth eruption and exfoliation; digital radiography; smile makeover with tooth reconstruction, gingival reductions and augmentation, implant placement, and other cosmetic procedures; and new isolation of restorative sites methods with new matrix placement and dry field illuminators.
Her medical and dental history was uneventful and there was no family history of tooth eruption failure.
In most of them, the age classification is based on biological characteristics that show the transition of one growth stage to another, such as deposition of cementum layers on canines (Grue and Jensen, 1979; Saez-Royuela et al., 1989; Maffei and Becerra, 2000; Nakanishi et al., 2009); sequence of tooth eruption (Ancrenaz and Delhomme, 1997) and wear (Stander, 1997; Veiberg et al., 2007; Ozaki et al., 2010); or cranial suture fusion (Landon et al., 1998).
This entire process of tooth eruption, loss, and eruption, lasting for many months, keeps the puppy's mouth in constant torment, and he has to chew on things to relieve the sensation - hard things, soft things, chewy things, gummy things, crunchy things, anything, and everything!
Tooth eruption is defined as the process by which a tooth moves from its developmental position within the jaw and emerges into the oral cavity.
Tooth eruption also facilitates biofilm organization and maturation and subgingival biofilm organization.