Changes in the form and structure of residual ridges: An Overview

  • Poojitha Burugupalli Postgraduate Student, Department of Prosthodontics, Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram
  • Kranthikiran G Postgraduate Student, Department of Prosthodontics, Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram
  • Meghana Gajavalli S U Postgraduate Student,, Department of Prosthodontics, Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram
  • Chandrasekharan K Nair Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Prosthodontics, Department of Prosthodontics, Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram
  • Rama Raju A V Professor of Prosthodontics and Vice Principal, Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram
  • Bheemalingeshwara Rao D Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram

Abstract

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

Published
2020-04-15
How to Cite
BURUGUPALLI, Poojitha et al. Changes in the form and structure of residual ridges: An Overview. Trends in Prosthodontics and Dental Implantology, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 2, p. 20-31, apr. 2020. ISSN 0975-9298. Available at: <https://trendsinprosthodontics.com/index.php/trends/article/view/167>. Date accessed: 04 aug. 2020.
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