alveolectomy

alveolectomy

 [al″ve-o-lek´to-me]
surgical excision of part of the alveolar process.

al·ve·o·lec·to·my

(al'vē-ō-lek'tō-mē),
Surgical excision of a portion of the dentoalveolar process, for recontouring of the alveolar ridge at the time of tooth removal.
[alveolus + G. ektomē, excision]

alveolectomy

[al′vē·əlek′təmē]
Etymology: L, alveolus, little hollow; Gk, ektomē, excision
the excision of a portion of the alveolar process performed to aid in the extraction of a tooth or teeth, modify the alveolar contour after tooth extraction, or prepare the mouth for dentures.

al·ve·o·lec·to·my

(al'vē-ō-lek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical excision of a portion of the dentoalveolar process at the time of tooth removal to facilitate placement of a dental prosthesis.
[alveolus + G. ektomē, excision]

alveolectomy

A dental operation to smooth off irregular bone on the edges of tooth sockets so that a better fit may be obtained for dentures.

al·ve·o·lec·to·my

(al'vē-ō-lek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical excision of a portion of dentoalveolar process, for recontouring of alveolar ridge during tooth removal.
[alveolus + G. ektomē, excision]

alveolectomy (al´vēəlek´təmē),

n the excision of a portion of the alveolar process to aid in the removal of teeth, modification of the contour after the removal of teeth, and preparation of the oral cavity for dentures.

alveolectomy

surgical excision of part of the alveolar process.
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4 ATM of pure oxygen for 90 minutes (excluding pressurization and depressurization time) prior to dental extractions, then an additional 10 dives immediately following extraction of teeth, radical alveolectomy and primary closure.