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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