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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The remaining teeth were extracted, and an alveoplasty was performed on the anterior undercuts of the buccal aspect of the ridge to level the extruded segment (Fig.
Most patients (84%) were managed with antibiotics; 16% had debridement and alveoplasty.