Dentoalveolar syndesmosis | definition of dentoalveolar syndesmosis by Medical dictionary
den·to·al·ve·o·lar syn·des·mo·sis (den'tō-al-vē'ō-lăr sin-dez-mō'sĭs) [TA]
Fibrous joint by which the root of a tooth is fixed into the dental alveoli or sockets of the alveolar part of the mandible by the periodontium.
Synonym(s): gompholic joint
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The maximum intensity projection (MIP), projecting the voxel with the highest attenuation value on every view throughout the volume onto a 2D image makes possible to analyze with a close definition not only the tooth but also the gomphosis or the dentoalveolar syndesmosis