alveolar bone losses meaning

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  • [Medicine]
    The resorption of bone in the supporting structures of the MAXILLA or MANDIBLE.


  1. Periostat has been clinically proven to decrease alveolar bone loss and improve the conditions of periodontal disease with minimal side-effects.
  2. These numbers, often referred to as probe measurements, can be assigned to the depth of the gingival sulcus, the location and depth of root furcations, the size and length of oral pathology, the loss of periodontal fiber, the clinical attachment loss ( CAL ), alveolar bone loss, and help in assessing and determining a periodontal disease classification associated and classified by the American Academy of Periodontology ( AAP ).

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