alveolar bone loss


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al·ve·o·lar bone loss

(al-vēŏ-lăr bōn laws)
Resorption of bone that surrounds and supports teeth.
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One study showed that the mandible is more susceptible to alveolar bone loss and loss of periodontal attachment in postmenopausal osteoporotic women.
Experimental periodontitis was successfully achieved and ligation caused periodontal destruction and alveolar bone loss around mandibular first molar teeth.
Effect of atorvastatin in radiographic density on alveolar bone loss in wistar rats.
The decreased salivary secretion would also contribute as an indirect mechanism with the alveolar bone loss observed under hypoxia, as situations with impaired saliva production had been related with increased values of CEJ-AC distance [6].
Periradicular bone levels of the remaining teeth are maintained except for mandibular left premolar and molar teeth, around which minimal progression of the alveolar bone loss is observed.
Osteoprotegerin-deficient male mice as a model for severe alveolar bone loss: comparison with RANKL-overexpressing transgenic male mice.
Correlation of the degree of alveolar bone loss with other factors for determining the removal or retention of teeth.
The inflammatory cytokines produced by resident cells (epithelial cells, GFs, PDLFs, OBs, and DCs) and phagocytes (neutrophils and macrophages) are involved in osteoclastogenesis and are responsible for the alveolar bone loss.
A licorice constituent 18 beta-glycyrrhetinic acid was shown to markedly reduce alveolar bone loss in mice infected with a virulent strain of P.
Frequency of alveolar bone loss adjacent to proximal caries in the primary molars and healing due to restoration of the teeth.
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.
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 cats, advanced periodontal disease can quickly progress to an end-stage condition for which extraction is the only reasonable treatment option.