tooth socket

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Noun1.tooth socket - a bony socket in the alveolar ridge that holds a toothtooth socket - a bony socket in the alveolar ridge that holds a tooth
socket - a bony hollow into which a structure fits
alveolar process, alveolar ridge, gum ridge - a ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth
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The powdered paste pushed inside the tooth socket by means of plugger until the socket was filled, leaving a space of 3mm only.
The tooth was extracted from the tooth socket because of trauma but the patient did not lost the tooth.
Objective: To determine vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) expression during the tooth socket wound healing process post-extraction after moderate exercise.
Similarly, a meta-analysis conducted by Zeitler DL30 and Flotra L et al31 have concluded that 0.2% chlorhexidine gel, placed in the tooth socket after removal of third molar, can reduce the risk of alveolar osteitis by approximately 72%.
Those cells can be isolated from tooth socket walls after dental extraction, as well as from the root surface of deciduous teeth, or even from inflamed periodontal tissue in patients with chronic periodontitis [28].
1984), the teeth on rakers usually of predatory fishes; gill raker tubercle, tooth-bearing structure, smaller than a plate; pharyngeal tooth plate, tooth-bearing pharyngeal bone on the floor or roof of the pharynx; pharyngobranchial tooth plate, a bony plate covered with teeth and situated at the top of the gill arch; rib, vertical straight or twisted bone structure on the cores of rakers; rudimentary gill raker, weakly developed, not yet ossified tiny rakers at one or both ends of an arch; tooth plate (= dentigerous plate), a general term for a flattened bony tooth-bearing structure on the floor or roof of the pharynx; tooth socket, the depression which holds the root of a tooth.
Missing tooth Clinical finding Management The tooth socket is empty: A.
Camarasaurus had up to three "baby teeth" lined up in each tooth socket, and replaced about one tooth every 62 days.
The triangular shape Winter's cross bar elevator is used when a broken root fragment remains in the mandibular tooth socket and the adjacent socket is empty, devoid of root.
The tooth socket is a gaping hole, often failed with a blood clot.