Surgery that involves reshaping bone in the mouth.
The recontouring of bony defects caused by periodontal disease Overdenture: A denture that is supported by retained tooth roots or dental implants
The repair of the bone around and supporting teeth that has been damaged by gum disease.
repair of the bone structure supporting the teeth that has been damaged by gum disease.
The procedures designed to modify and reshape defects and deformities in the bone surrounding the teeth.
A procedure modifying the bony support of the teeth by reshaping the alveolar process to achieve a more physiologic form. This may include the removal of supporting bone (ostectomy) and nonsupporting bone.