gingiva


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Synonyms for gingiva

the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth

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Enlargement of the gingiva resulting from acute or chronic inflammatory changes is usually a secondary complication to any other type of enlargement, and this results in a combined enlargement.
The accumulation of these pathogenic bacteria can be promoted if the characteristics of the gingiva are altered so that places for bacterial attachment become available.
As a first step towards overcoming these limitations, skin and gingiva equivalents (SE, GE, respectively) have been developed.
Chronic desquamation of the gingiva is referred to as desquamative gingivitis (DG) (2).
If the gingiva has been given a chance to develop further, the gums will recede from the teeth, creating small pockets where bacteria, plaque and tartar can build up.
Localized gingival defects are routinely corrected with autogenous grafts from either the palatal mucosa or buccal gingiva.
Flu-like symptoms, including fever and chills, are followed by acute onset of diffuse oral ulcerations that are generally limited to non-keratinized mucosa, and spare the gingiva (FIGURE 2).
Metastasis to the soft tissues mostly involves gingiva (54%) followed by alveolar mucosa (50%) and tongue (30%).
We are using the Objet260 Dental Selection 3D Printer to produce realistic 3D printed gingiva masks and models we couldn't do before.
Periotest values seem to differ between the gingiva former, abutment placement and after single crown cementation on implants.
The lung sounds were decreased on auscultation in the baby who had groaning, tachypnea and intercostal retractions and an oval, solid mass with a size of 2 x 3 cm localized anteriorly which nearly completly obstructed the mouth space and which was bound to the maxillary gingiva from which it originated with a fibrous handle of approximately 0.
Prior to crown preparation, the gingiva was classified as having a thin, mixed or thick biotype, according to transparency, using a standardized 15 UNC Hu-Friedy[R] periodontal probe.
We will further work on dissecting the details of the gingiva stem cells, especially their notable immunoregulatory property," said first author Xingtian Xu, specialized lab technician at the Ostrow School of Dentistry.
The cells featured in the study by Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC were 'gingival mesenchymal' stem cells (GMSC), which are found in the gingiva, or gum tissue, within the mouth.