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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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Periodontal Soft Tissue Non-Root Coverage Procedures: Assessing the need for gingival augmentation procedures (non-root coverage) around natural teeth
The berberine treatment attenuated the degradation process of periodontal tissue and reduced the number of gingival cells stained positive for MMPs on the histological examination.
Human gingival fibroblasts (HGF) were obtained as described elsewhere (Chin et al.
u1/4 Braces may be indicated because a poor bite can cause stress on some teeth encouraging gingival recession
The cranial crest cells develop into many important structures of the head and face, and 90% of the gingival stem cells were found to be N-GMSC.
Materials and Methods: Twenty-one patients with gingival melanin pigmentation were included in the study.
Gingival overgrowth is an undesirable and well recognized side-effect of oral, intramuscular, or intravenous use of various drugs, including phenytoin, phenobarbital, valproate, nifedipine, verapamil and cyclosporine (Beveridge et al.
Presenting information in an outline format, she covers periodontal probing, transillumination, intraoral radiology, complete dental cleaning, root planing, gingival flaps, extraction technique, oral and dental diseases, enamel and dentin problems, endodontic disease, neoplasia, trauma, disorders prevalent in felines, and salivary and other special problems.
Gingival health was evaluated according to the modified gingival index (GI) of Lobene et al.
7-9) Distension of the oral cavity for CT is indicated when the apposition of the surface of the buccal mucosa and the surface of the gingival mucosa hinders localization and demonstration of tumor extent.
Box 1 Scores for the Plaque and Gingival Indexes The Silness & Loe Plaque Index (PI) (Silness & Loe, 1964): * Score 0: The tooth surface is clean.
Gingival enlargement (GE) is defined as an abnormal overgrowth of gingival tissues.
All participants received a dental examination that noted clinical attachment (CA) loss, periodontal pocket assessment at two or three sites per tooth, and presence of gingival bleeding.
Gingival recession defects are often associated with sensitivity, esthetic concern, marginal tissue irritation and probable increased susceptibility to root caries.