1. Health
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Alveolar bone - Glossary Definition of Dental Term


Updated: April 24, 2008

Definition: The bony structure of the jaw that supports and anchors the roots of the teeth.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.