alveolar process

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  • noun

Synonyms for alveolar process

a ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth

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Localized gingival enlargement associated with alveolar process expansion', peripheral ossifying fibroma coincident with central odontogenic fibroma.
The chest X ray may show an alveolar process, reticulonodular pattern, and evidence of fibrosis.
1) Because of their position in the facial soft tissues rather than in the alveolar process, the term nasolabial cyst has been preferred.
The typical radiographic appearance is that of a triangular or semicircular radiolucency with the narrow part of the lesion toward the alveolar crest, often with a radiodense border, and located within the alveolar process between the roots of teeth.
5% successful in preserving the alveolar process such that osseo-integrated implants were placed without the need for a bone graft [Sandor et al.