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Related to gingival crevice: gingival sulcus, Gingival Crevicular Fluid
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a usually narrow partial opening caused by splitting and rupture

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Neutrophils die in the gingival crevice, periodontal pocket, and oral cavity by necrosis and not apoptosis.
6] Nonstandard abbreviations: RT-qPCR, reverse transcription-quantitative PCR; GCF, gingival crevice fluid; h[beta]- and m[beta]-actin, human-specific and mouse-specific [beta]-actin, respectively; and NSCT, normal salivary core transcriptome.
The frena may also jeopardize the gingival health by causing a gingival recession when they are attached too closely to the gingival margin, either because of an interference with the improper placement of a toothbrush or through the opening of the gingival crevice because of a muscle pull.
Tustin, CA, USA) was carefully inserted 1 mm into the gingival crevice and maintained for 30 seconds.
from the human gingival crevice and emended descriptions of lactobacillus minutus and Streptococcus parvulus.
The use of Chlorhexidine as a mouth-rinse and as a preoperative irrigant of the gingival crevice has been shown to significantly reduce the quantity of oral microbial populations.
A positive close relation between the occurrence of disease and elevated serum antibody response to the oral bacteria colonizing the gingival crevice has attracted more attention in recent times and it is now suggested that involvement of an immune response to the multiple bacteria in the onset and development of periodontal disease.
Unlike dens invaginatus, however, the infolding that occurs in the palatal groove is usually less extensive and creates an external defect that is situated adjacent to the gingival crevice.