crest of alveolar ridge

crest of al·ve·o·lar ridge

the top of the alveolar ridge or residual ridge; the highest continuous surface of the ridge, but not necessarily its center.

crest of al·ve·o·lar ridge

(krest al-vēŏ-lăr rij)
Highest continuous surface of the ridge, but not necessarily its center.
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On the lingual surfaces of the individual, dry mandibles, the interalveolar medial and lateral foramina were examined close to the crest of alveolar ridge [Figure 1].
For the mandible, the primary stress-bearing area is buccal shelf area and relieving area is a sharp mylohyoid ridge and the crest of alveolar ridge.
Primary stress bearing areas of maxilla are crest of alveolar ridge and the horizontal plate of palatine bone and in the mandible; it is the buccal shelf area.