ridge resorption

ridge re·sorp·tion

a loss in the volume and size of the alveolar portion of the mandible or maxilla.

ridge re·sorp·tion

(rij rĕ-sōrpshŭn)
Loss in volume and size of alveolar portion of mandible or maxilla.
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Loss of teeth leads to alveolar ridge resorption, inefficient mastication, altered speech, and lowered confidence.
Residual ridge resorption, lower denture stability and subjective complaints among edentulous individuals.
Open interdental spaces and elongated clinical crowns due to increased bone loss in alveolar crest may result from periodontal diseases, ridge resorption, surgeries, trauma, and traumatic tooth extraction.
Regardless of the reason for tooth extraction, alveolar ridge resorption is expected to happen during alveolar healing.
The intra-oral examination of the patient was conducted in respect of the form of the arch, hard palate, the depth of the palatal vault, degree of ridge resorption, ridge relation, the prominence of mid palatal suture, attachment of the frenum, presence of soft tissue on the ridge, presence of undercut, presence of natural teeth on opposing arch, were performed with history taking.
Inhibition of post-extract ion alveolar ridge resorption in rats by dichloromethane diphosphonate.
4 Residual ridge resorption is more pronounced in mandibular ridge as compared to maxillary and presents a challenge for prosthodontic rehabilitation.
This technique is not very encouraging as it will lead to continuous pressure, resulting in residual ridge resorption.
Correlation between residual ridge resorption and radiomorphometric indices.
Replacement of lost gingival tissues (due to surgery, trauma, ridge resorption, or traumatic extraction) can be done by use of several methods (e.
This scheme may be functionally useful for well-developed ridges as well as to patients with residual ridge resorption suggesting that efficient mastication can be attained.