Definition of Alveolar resorption
1. Noun. Wasting of the bony socket.
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Literary usage of Alveolar resorption
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1. The Journal of the Allied Dental Societies by Allied Dental Societies (U.S.) (1918)
"Regarding the treatment of what the Author calls " General Causes," meaning thereby senile alveolar resorption, while admitting that it is of great ..."
2. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"The periodontal lesion is characterized by gingival recession, periodontal pockets filled with hair and food debris, severe alveolar resorption, ..."
3. American Journal of Dental Science by American Society of Dental Surgeons (1900)
"This process begins in the upper jaw, and is generally followed by alveolar resorption. Pregnancy is often accompanied by gingivitis. ..."
4. The Practice of Dentistry: A Practical Treatise Upon the Generalpractice of by Leo Greenbaum, Max Greenbaum (1912)
"Masses of calcareous deposits usually exist, hastening alveolar resorption and predisposing to gingivitis. Therapeutics.—If the degenerations and loss of ..."
5. Developmental Pathology by Eugene Solomon Talbot (1905)
"Among these tropho-neuroses is one characterized, by loosening and falling out of the teeth by alveolar resorption, gingival ulcera- tion and perforation, ..."