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alveoloplasty

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

Medical Definition of alveoloplasty

plural

alveoloplasties

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



Variants of alveoloplasty

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alveoplasty

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