alveoloplasty


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alveoloplasty

[al′vē·ə‚lō‚plas·tē]
(medicine)
Surgical shaping of the alveolar ridges in preparation for dentures or after the removal of several teeth.
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Individuals of both genders who were in the stage of mixed dentition before or after eruption of the permanent canines, patients who underwent primary surgeries (cheiloplasty and palatoplasty), patients submitted to alveoloplasty and autogenous bone graft, and patients with standardized radiographs with satisfactory image quality were included in the sample.
6) Iatrogenic traumatic pseudoaneurysms have been reported following alveoloplasty, (7) temporomandibular joint arthoscopy, (8) placement of a bone screw via a trans buccal approach, (9) placement of an external ventricular drain, (10) and even punch hair grafting.
The second visit involved, extraction of all maxil- lary teeth and alveoloplasty procedure were per- formed under local anaesthesia.