alveolar process


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alveolar process

[al¦vē·ə·lər ¦prä‚ses]
(anatomy)
The ridge of bone surrounding the alveoli of the teeth.
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6 Treatment of fractures of the alveolar process includes reduction and immobilization.
It can be concluded that this method may be of greater value in studying sequential changes to estimate reduction in height of the maxillary and mandibular alveolar process of a patient after tooth loss.
Dentoalveolar injuries are those involving the teeth, the supporting structures, gingiva, oral mucosa, alveolar process of the maxilla or mandible, with or without injuries of the adjacent soft and hard tissues.
This edition has new sections on soft tissue injuries associated with dental trauma, how decoronation of ankylosed anterior teeth in adolescents can preserve the alveolar process for later implant placement, and identifying predictors for pulpal and periodontal ligament healing complications as well as for tooth loss.
Fractures of maxillary alveolar process (AP) and front teeth are common injuries (Shamsutdinov et al.
Severe fracture of the maxillary alveolar process associated with extrusive luxation and tooth avulsion: a case report.
5% successful in preserving the alveolar process such that osseo-integrated implants were placed without the need for a bone graft [Sandor et al.
The way an adult is diagnosed by visual inspection is determined by how the palate presents the dental arch, or in the absence of teeth or tooth remnant of the alveolar process.
Immediately inferior to the teeth is the alveolar process, which is composed of several interalveolar septa that house the roots.
The chest X ray may show an alveolar process, reticulonodular pattern, and evidence of fibrosis.