segmental alveolar osteotomy

seg·men·tal al·ve·o·lar os·te·ot·o·my

an intraoral surgical procedure in which segments of alveolar bone containing teeth are sectioned between, and apically to, the teeth for the repositioning of the alveolus and teeth; it may be maxillary or mandibular, and may be combined with ostectomy.

seg·men·tal al·ve·o·lar os·te·ot·o·my

(seg-mentăl al-vēŏ-lăr ostē-otŏ-mē)
Intraoral surgical procedure in which segments of alveolar bone containing teeth are sectioned between, and apically to, teeth for repositioning of alveolus and teeth; may be maxillary or mandibular and may be combined with ostectomy.
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We therefore had thought about surgical interventions and planned sectional periapical segmental alveolar osteotomy with all the inclined teeth included.
About 17 months later, segmental alveolar osteotomy was performed, and interincisal angle was improved by 9.0[degrees].
If periapical segmental alveolar osteotomy were performed, the basal surface of the dentate segment after osteotomy would be freed from the opposing surface of the body by rotational movement around the incisor edge and the segment would not be stabilized even with fixation.
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