alveolar ridge


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alveolar ridge

[al¦vē·ə·lər ′rij]
(anatomy)
The bony remains of the alveolar process of the maxilla or mandible.
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Alveolar ridge and sinus augmentation utilizing platelet-rich plasma in combination with freeze-dried bone allograft: case series.
Chow, Fluorescent labeling analysis and electron probe microanalysis for alveolar ridge augmentation using calcium phosphate cement, Dent.
For example, /i/ is considered a high front vowel because the tongue is high in the mouth and forward, sitting just behind the alveolar ridge.
This decoronation procedure has been recommended prior to the major growth spurt to preserve alveolar width and height and reduce or eliminate the need for alveolar ridge augmentation prior to future implant placement.
1,4) This type of orofacial cleft involves "structures anterior to the incisive foramen, including the lip and alveolar ridge," (1) which make up the primary palate.
Management of the deficient alveolar ridge has always presented an aesthetic as well as a functional problem for the restorative dentist.
This uniquely shaped implant eliminates the common compromise between marginal bone levels and esthetics in sloped alveolar ridge situations.
On presentation, a firm, 2 x 1 x 1-cm polypoid, mucosalized mass with a broad-based stalk was attached in the midline to the apex of the inferior alveolar ridge (figure 1).
The unerupted permanent maxillary central incisors were also palpable in the alveolar ridge.
where he and his team applied the regenerative properties of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in clinical trials that evaluated these cells in alveolar ridge augmentation.