alveoloplasty

noun
al·​ve·​o·​lo·​plas·​ty | \ al-ˈvē-ə-(ˌ)lō-ˌplas-tē \
variants: or alveoplasty \ ˈal-​vē-​ō-​ \
plural alveoloplasties

Medical Definition of alveoloplasty

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

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