Changes in the form and structure of residual ridges: An Overview
Residual ridge resorption is a term used to describe the shape of the clinical alveolar ridge formed Post dental extraction after healing of bone and soft tissues. Residual alveolar ridge consists of the denture bearing mucosa, submucosa and periosteum, and underlying bone. After tooth extraction, a cascade of inflammatory reactions is activated and the extraction socket is temporarily closed by blood clot
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