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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Following fp7 reborne project on bone regeneration, The maxibone consortium coordinated by inserm wishes to perform a randomized controlled clinical trial on alveolar ridge augmentation in mandibular and maxillary bone.
The objective of this study was to compare the Primary and Secondary stability of immediate implant placement with Alveolar Ridge Augmentation (ARA) and Strontium Ranelate (SR) as aids to enhance the stability using Resonance Frequency Analysis (RFA).
Other than occlusal scheme, physiologic and anatomic factors including shape of alveolar ridge, size and position of tongue also have a role in denture stability.
Although these events will end up leading to tooth loss, this will happen slowly without any loss of alveolar ridge height, which is considered important for future prosthesis planning.
All patients had diagnosis of dental loss with alveolar ridge atrophy associated with maxillary sinus pneumatization.
sup][4],[5],[6],[7],[8],[9] The occurrence of interalveolar medial and lateral foramina were observed proximal to the crest of the alveolar ridge and were situated at the location between the central and lateral incisors, and between the lateral incisors and the canines, respectively.
1) Original procedures involved draining the maxillary sinus through an opening that had been made in the alveolar ridge, usually by removing a tooth.
Loss of teeth leads to alveolar ridge resorption, inefficient mastication, altered speech, and lowered confidence.
Histological evaluation of alveolar ridge augmentation using injectable calcium phosphate bone cement in dogs.
There was periauricular soft tissue swelling and intraoral bony hard enlargement of right mandibular alveolar ridge (Figures 1(a) and 1(b)).
Voicing continues (7) as the tip of the tongue closes against the middle (8) of the alveolar ridge, closing off the flow of air through the oral cavity, and almost simultaneously (9) the velopharyngeal [ie.