alveolar border

al·ve·o·lar bor·der

1. the most occlusal edge of the alveolar bone;

al·ve·o·lar bor·der

(al-vēŏ-lăr bōrdĕr)
1. Most occlusal edge of alveolar bone.
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Panoramic radiography revealed an ill defined osteolytic lesion extending anteroposteriorly through the left mandibular body and from the superior alveolar border to the lower body of the left mandible superoinferiorly and obliteration of the mandibular canal (Fig.
Orally, the disease is characterized by hypodontia, oligodontia or anodontia, which can, moreover, affect both the maxilla and mandible, delayed eruption, malformed teeth producing a small, pointed conical appearance and resorption or atrophy of the alveolar border, thus complicating the fundamental rehabilitation procedure in these patients.