vestibuloplasty

vestibuloplasty

 [ves-tib´u-lo-plas″te]
surgical modification of gingiva–mucous membrane relationships in the vestibule of the mouth.
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ves·tib·u·lo·plas·ty

(ves-tib'yū-lō-plas'tē),
Any of a series of surgical procedures designed to restore alveolar ridge height by lowering muscles attaching to the buccal, labial, and lingual aspects of the jaws.
[vestibulo- + G. plassō, to form]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

vestibuloplasty

(vĕ-stĭb′yə-lō-plăs′tē)
n.
A surgical procedure to restore alveolar ridge height by lowering muscles attaching to the buccal, labial, and lingual aspects of the jaws.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

ves·tib·u·lo·plas·ty

(ves-tib'yū-lō-plas-tē)
Any of a series of surgical procedures designed to restore alveolar ridge height by lowering muscles attaching to the buccal, labial, and lingual aspects of the jaws.
[vestibulo- + G. plassō, to form]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ves·tib·u·lo·plas·ty

(ves-tib'yū-lō-plas-tē)
Any of a series of surgical procedures designed to restore alveolar ridge height by lowering muscles attaching to buccal, labial, and lingual jaw aspects.
[vestibulo- + G. plassō, to form]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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