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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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23), employing human gingival tissue samples, found that IL-6, IL-8 and TNF-[alpha] were detected in all the samples, with particularly high levels of IL 8 compared with those of the other two cytokines.
44) This altered gingival tissue response to plaque is due to depression of the maternal T-lymphocyte (47) These inflammatory changes may lead to gingiva that appears oedematous, hyperplastic & erythematous.
Depending on the lips raising direction and the muscle group involved in the smile, it is classified into three categories: The cuspid smile, characterized by participation of all the levator labii superioris, thus exposing both teeth and gingival tissue.
Higher levels of iNOS expression were observed in chronic periodontitis tissues than in clinically healthy gingival tissues (20), (23), (26), (27), (31) and a previous study of ours showed that iNOS increased in the gingival tissue of aggressive periodontitis patients (unpublished data).
Once a clinical evaluation determines that revision of the lingual fraenum attachment and the upper lip attachment to the maxillary gingival tissue will benefit the newborn infant [Marmet et al.
Inflammation of the gingival tissue from bacterial plaque and the subsequent development of gingival crevicular fluid may allow sequestration of the calcium channel blocker, thus predisposing the tissue to a
However, in teenage adolescent female patients, the incidence of gingival lesions in the second decade of life is quite high due to the hormonal effect on the gingival tissues.
gingival tissues form the soft tissue frame of the dentition and play an important role in dental aesthetics in the anterior region of the mouth.
The impressions should be taken periodically to adapt the ap- pliances to treatment evolution and to the changes that can occur in teeth and gingival tissues.
9] In inflamed gingival tissues, IL-10 potentiates local autoimmune responses characterized by increasing the number of anti-collagen secreting cells.
With a film thickness of 5 microns, the product is said to be ideal for highly esthetic and minimally invasive restorations, containing no HEMA, minimizing blanching of the gingival tissues and the degradation of hybrid layer and adhesive layer.
17) Ibuprofen is rapidly absorbed when taken orally and is readily absorbed through gingival tissues.
1986] and the incidence and severity is much greater in the gingival tissues associated with the maxillary and mandibular incisor teeth [Eeg-Olofsson et al.
Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory condition of gingival tissues causing destruction of periodontal tissues and loss of alveolar bone by P gingivalis, and other anaerobic gram-negative pathogens.
Bacterial byproducts of plaque irritate the gingival tissues, causing inflammation.