ridge extension


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ridge ex·ten·sion

an intraoral surgical operation for deepening the labial, buccal, or lingual sulci; it is performed to increase the intraoral height of the alveolar ridge in order to assist denture retention.

ridge extension

an intraoral surgical operation for deepening the labial, buccal, or lingual sulci.

ridge ex·ten·sion

(rij ek-stenshŭn)
Intraoral surgical operation for deepening labial, buccal, or lingual sulci; performed to increase intraoral height of alveolar ridge to assist denture retention.