gum ridge


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Synonyms for 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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Finding replacements in living people hasn't been easy: Gum ridges that serve as seats for dentures tend to wear down, and permanent implants often break down over time.
It rests on the gum ridges or is held in place by clasps that fit on to the remaining teeth and is cleaned either with a sterilising solution or brush.