Medical Dictionary


noun al·ve·o·lo·plas·ty \al-ˈvē-ə-(ˌ)lō-ˌplas-tē\
plural al·ve·o·lo·plas·ties

Medical Definition of ALVEOLOPLASTY

:  surgical shaping of the dental alveoli and alveolar processes especially after extraction of several teeth or in preparation for dentures


al·ve·o·lo·plas·ty or al·veo·plas·ty \ˈal-vē-ō-\
April 19, 2015
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