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Synonyms for alveolar

a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge

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Preliminary observations on the inhibitory effect of tetracycline on alveolar bone loss in beagle dogs.
Correlation of the degree of alveolar bone loss with other factors for determining the removal or retention of teeth.
Effect of obesity on alveolar bone loss in experimental periodontitis in Wistar rats.
10) compared the histometric and morphometric methods and found that both are capable of detecting alveolar bone loss in rats.
The relationship between alveolar bone loss and proximal caries in children: prevalence and microbiology.
In case of periodontal disease and of alveolar bone loss, the center of resistance will be modified, and the application point of orthodontic forces will vary.
Patient-based assessments of clinical periodontal conditions in relation to alveolar bone loss [Electronic version], J Clin Periodontol 2004; 31: 208-13.
Bacterial poisons and enzymes from the plaque eventually prompt an inflammatory response in the gums that, if left untreated, leads to severe gum inflammation (gingivitis), destruction of the periodontal ligament and alveolar bone loss.
In those whom diabetes is uncontrolled or poorly controlled, there is generally more attachment and alveolar bone loss resulting in more severe periodontal disease.
Key words: alveolar bone loss, blood lead, lead, NHANES, periodontal disease, smoking.
About two-thirds of the patients had inflammation associated with trauma, about three-quarters had inflammation associated with candida, and many menopausal women had rapid alveolar bone loss that contributed to the pain.
Alveolar bone loss in periodontal disease and the metacarpal index.
One of its most serious signs is alveolar bone loss, the rate at which bone is lost from that area in the jaw in which the teeth are set.