alveoloplasty


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al·ve·o·lo·plas·ty

(al-vē'ō-lō-plas'tē),
Surgical preparation of the alveolar ridges for the reception of dentures; shaping and smoothing of socket margins after extraction of teeth with subsequent suturing to ensure optimal healing.
Synonym(s): alveoplasty
[alveolo- + G. plassō, to form]

alveoloplasty

/al·ve·o·lo·plas·ty/ (al-ve´o-lo-plas″te) surgical alteration of the shape and condition of the alveolar process, in preparation for denture construction.

alveoloplasty

(ăl-vē′ə-lō-plăs′tē) or

alveoplasty

(ăl′vē-ō-plăs′tē)
n.
Surgical preparation of the alveolar ridges for the reception of dentures.

alveoloplasty

[alvē′əlōplas′tē]
surgical reconstruction and smoothing of the alveolar process or dental ridge.

al·ve·o·lo·plas·ty

(al-vē'ŏ-lō-plas-tē)
Surgical preparation of the alveolar ridges for the reception of dentures; shaping and smoothing of socket margins after extraction of teeth with subsequent suturing to ensure optimal healing.
Synonym(s): alveoplasty.
[alveolo- + G. plassō, to form]

al·ve·o·lo·plas·ty

(al-vē'ŏ-lō-plas-tē)
Surgical preparation of the alveolar ridges for the reception of dentures; shaping and smoothing of socket margins after extraction of teeth with subsequent suturing to ensure optimal healing.
Synonym(s): alveoplasty.
[alveolo- + G. plassō, to form]

alveoloplasty (alvē´əlōplas´tē),

n the surgical shaping and smoothing of the margins of the tooth socket after extraction of the tooth, generally in preparation for the placement of a prosthesis.
References in periodicals archive ?
Cascone, "Early secondary alveoloplasty in cleft lip and palate," Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, vol.
Minor alveoloplasty is performed using local anaesthetic, but most ops require general anaesthesia.
However alveoloplasty should be performed only when there is a definite indication for the procedure as this procedure affects the quantity of denture foundation and therefore denture stability (4).
1) A study investigated the heart rate and rhythm in individuals with CVD undergoing minor oral surgery (tooth extraction, alveoloplasty, biopsy) under local anesthesia (lidocaine two percent with 1:100,000 epinephrine or bupivacaine 0.