If the occlusion be not normal, the upper jaw and alveolar process will develop laterally as well as anteriorly.
The teeth and their tubercles and the alveolar process are normal.
What is meant is a piece of the alveolar process, or portion of bone around the alveolus.
In no symptoms is degeneracy so evident as in the stigmata resultant on hypertrophy of the alveolar process.
alveolar process n.
The ridge on the surfaces of the upper and lower jaws containing the tooth sockets