alveolar process

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Noun1.alveolar process - a ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teethalveolar process - a ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth
tooth socket, alveolus - a bony socket in the alveolar ridge that holds a tooth
alveolar artery, arteria alveolaris - a branch of the maxillary artery that supplies the alveolar process
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
jaw - the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
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Hypodivergent showed an increased vertical condylar growth and diminished vertical growth of alveolar process and/or anterior facial sutures.
3) Later the term was replaced by gingival or periodontal phenotype coined by Muller, as they felt phenotype is appropriate word to use as it describes the shape of the teeth and alveolar process along with soft tissue.
Keywords: Direct trauma, Alveolar Process Bone Fracture, Immature Teeth.
When a superimposed diffuse interstitial and alveolar process then occurs, it accentuates these lucencies within the secondary pulmonary lobule amongst surrounding opacity creating the appearance of a sponge on radiographs and CT.
It may occupies a position anywhere in mandible or maxilla but mostly the alveolar process of lower jaw is involved (Singh et al.
Patients with periodontitis of average degree of destruction have the destruction of bone tissue of alveolar process (often uniform) down to 1/2 of the roots of the teeth, the periodontal expansion cracks, and osteoporosis.
A 3D CT (bright speed 16 slice CT, GE Healthcare) of the mandible was done which revealed an irregular lytic lesion in the alveolar process of right side of mandible extending from lateral incisor to retromolar trigone (Figures 4(a) and 4(b)).
In this process hard dental tissues are replaced by the alveolar process bone, which is unfavorable and leads to ankylosis [15].
They cover clinical scenarios for implant dentistry, imaging for dental implant treatment planning, implant-related anatomy, common pathology and normal variants encountered during implant analysis, alveolar process augmentation, post-procedure evaluation of implants, the radiographic appearance of implant complications.
Studies (4) of the mandible have used the mental foramen as a constant anatomic landmark based on the relative constancy of the relationship of the foramen to the inferior border of the mandible in spite of resorption of the edentulous alveolar process.