vertical bone loss

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An abnormal decrease in alveolar bone on one proximal surface of a tooth in comparison to the tooth on the adjacent side. This uneven reduction in the height of the alveolar bone is less common than horizontal bone loss and produces an infrabony pocket. See also periodontal disease.

Subjects: Dentistry.

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