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tooth sock·et

[TA]
a socket in the alveolar process of the maxilla or mandible, into which each tooth fits and is suspended by means of the periodontal ligament.
Synonym(s): alveolus dentalis [TA], alveolus (4)

tooth sock·et

(tūth sok'ĕt) [TA]
An opening in the alveolar process of the maxilla or mandible, into which each tooth fits and is attached by means of the periodontal ligament.
Synonym(s): alveolus (4) [TA] .

tooth sock·et

(tūth sok'ĕt) [TA]
Socket in alveolar process of maxilla or mandible, into which each tooth fits and is suspended by means of periodontal ligament.
Synonym(s): alveolus dentalis [TA] , alveolus (1) .
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Comparison of beta- dine and normal saline in the irrigation of tooth socket on the complications after surgical removal of impacted wisdom teeth.
The results of the present study concluded that topically administered ABS to empty tooth sockets immediately after the extraction is effective for homeostasis in warfarin and heparin-induced bleeding in rats.
HY-CNTs have been reported to accelerate the bone repair process in rats following an interval of 7 days after extraction of the upper first molar, when applied to the tooth sockets (9).
One method of controlling bleeding without suspending the anticoagulant is the use of platelet-rich plasma gel placed in post-extraction tooth sockets. Although this protocol has been successful, there are barriers to its daily use.
"One hallmark of periodontal disease is the loss of alveolar bone support (the thickened ridge of bone that contains the tooth sockets), therefore osteoporosis becomes an important risk factor for the loss of teeth and more severe periodontal disease," Dr.
It did not have any teeth attached but the tooth sockets alone were 35mm-40mm wide so you can imagine the teeth it had," he said.
The embryos have tooth sockets, all of which are empty except for one containing what may be a partially erupted tooth.
Examination of the oral cavity revealed poor oral hygiene and pus points on the tooth sockets in the right upper jaw.
It is an infection of the gums and tooth sockets, which can start as gingivitis.
The stem cell-treated molars were reinserted into the tooth sockets of rats.
It's not that the teeth fell out or weren't preserved, Sereno notes--the jaws didn't even have any tooth sockets there.
The movement is induced by the prolonged application of controlled mechanical forces, which create pressure and tension zones in the periodontal ligament and alveolar bone, causing remodeling the tooth sockets.1,2 Orthodontists often prescribe drugs to manage pain from force application to biological tissues, manage temporomandibular joint problems and tackle fungal and viral infections throughout the course of treatment.