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vertical

1. Economics of or relating to associated or consecutive, though not identical, stages of industrial activity
2. Anatomy of, relating to, or situated at the top of the head (vertex)
3. a vertical plane, position, or line

Vertical

Pertaining to anything, such as a structural member, which is upright in position, perpendicular to a horizontal member, and exactly plumb.

vertical

1. Any upright member, as in a truss.
2. The direction of gravity, at right angles to the horizon.
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Statistically significant reductions in GI, PD, CAL, vertical bone loss, depth of the intra-bony defect and widening of the defect angle were detected after treatment in both groups.
In accordance with the systematic review and meta-analysis study, the present study also had the same tendency with less vertical bone loss in platform switching than in platform matching.
Success & Survival of implants: Success is defined by immobility, absence of peri implant radiolucency vertical bone loss < 0.2mm annually flowing the implant's first year of service, absence of persistent and/or irreversible signs or symptoms of such as pain, infections, neuropathies, paresthesia or violation of the mandibular canal.Teixierira18et al reported on the survival of 60 hydroxylapatite implants, 8-mm long, placed in the poste1rior mandible of partially edentulous cases.
Similarly, in this clinical case, no areas of bone dehiscence/fenestrations or root resorption were observed at the final stage of the orthodontic treatment despite the occurrence of a certain level of vertical bone loss before tooth movement due to an early loss of the first lower molars.

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