alveolar ridge


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Noun1.alveolar ridge - a ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teethalveolar ridge - 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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Computed tomography (CT) with contrast disclosed an expansile tumor abutting the maxillary alveolar ridge (figure, B).
Post extraction preservation of the alveolar ridge allows to place an implant with suitable esthetic and functional criteria [4-8].
teeth, alveolar ridge, mandible, maxilla, temporomandibular joints, and paranasal sinuses.
The first step was achieving significant tissue expansion (>2 cm) using Osmed pellets, guided into the submucosa and kept over the alveolar ridge for several months (Fig.
The procedure is performed before fitting dentures, on people whose alveolar ridge underlying the gums would not otherwise be even enough for dentures to be fitted easily or worn comfortably.
Examine the facial aspects of the gingival and alveolar ridges starting with the right maxillary posterior gingiva and alveolar ridge and moving around the arch to the left posterior area.
These procedures are applicable for improving the contour of alveolar ridge in relation to ideal pontic, papilla esthetics for fixed partial prosthesis, healthy dento-alveolar complex for periodontal attachment and bone for dental implant placement.
Despite these properties, our previous studies still reported that alveolar ridge augmentation and 3-wall periodontal bone defect reconstructed by using CPC, without using a barrier membrane, were replaced by natural bone within 6 months after surgery (10), (14).
In contrast, /z/ is classified as a voiced ligua-alveolar fricative because it is produced with vocal fold vibration, the constriction occurs between the tongue and the alveolar ridge, and the airstream, while never completely stopped, is constrained enough to make a hissing sound.
Another goal is to ensure that the alveolar ridge is preserved in instances where the long-term treatment plan involves prosthetic replacement of the missing tooth after extraction of the ankylosed primary molar.
His physical examination was unremarkable, with no obvious facial deformity or palpable mass over the alveolar ridge.
The alveolar ridge revealed stabilization for periods of more than two years after implantation, with no signs of inflammation, irritation or flaking of surrounding tissue.