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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However in practical, two items pertaining to extractions under local anesthesia and alveolectomy could get more than 75% agreement.
A burr on a slow-speed handpiece under irrigation with sterile saline was used to perform alveolectomy (Figure 3).
The Type I interface can also be created when an alveolectomy is performed, thereby allowing the implant to be placed into basal rather than alveolar bone.
12) Mandibular resections can be classified according to Cantor and Curtis as follows: Class Iradical alveolectomy with preservation of mandibular continuity; Class II-ateral resection of the mandible distal to the cuspid; Class III-lateral resection of the mandible to the midline; Class IV-lateral resection with surgical reconstruction; Class V--anterior resection with bone graft surgical reconstruction; and Class VI--anterior resection without reconstruction.
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.
The recommended treatment for these type of lesions are alveolectomy, palatectomy, partial/total maxillectomy, depending on the aggressiveness & location of the actual lesion, its histotype, patient's age and general health status.