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recession:

see depressiondepression,
in economics, period of economic crisis in commerce, finance, and industry, characterized by falling prices, restriction of credit, low output and investment, numerous bankruptcies, and a high level of unemployment.
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recession

a period of lower than average economic growth.

recession

[ri′sesh·ən]
(geology)
The backward movement, or retreat, of an eroded escarpment.
A continuing landward movement of a shoreline or beach undergoing erosion. Also known as retrogression.
The withdrawal of a body of water (as a sea or lake), thereby exposing formerly submerged areas.
(hydrology)
The gradual upstream retreat of a waterfall.

recession

1. Economics a temporary depression in economic activity or prosperity
2. Religion the withdrawal of the clergy and choir in procession from the chancel at the conclusion of a church service
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We were therefore able to pool effect measures for only four outcomes (oral white lesions, periodontal pocketing, gingival recession and gum bleeding).
L Trambelli, G Schincaglia, C Scapali, G Calura, Healing response of human buccal gingival recessions treated with expanded pabytetra fluoro ethylene membrane: A retrospective report.
The main agents causing gingival recession that have been described in the literature are dental plaque, (1) destructive periodontal disease, (2,3) mechanical trauma, (4,5) areas with absence or a narrow zone (width) of attached gingiva, (6) muscular inserts near the gingival margin, (7) reduced thickness of the alveolar bone in the buccolingual side, (8,9) root prominence, (10) irregular tooth alignment in the dental arch, (11) margins of gingival restorations (12,13) and viruses.
Among the 70 teeth identified as hypersensitive, 35 had 0 mm gingival recession and 35 had more than 1 mm gingival recession; 47 were maxillary and 23 mandibular.
Surgical corrections of gingival recession defects are aimed mainly at complete restoration of anatomy of the mucogingival complex and regeneration of the attachment apparatus of tooth, including cementum with inserting connective tissue fibers, and alveolar bone on previously exposed root surfaces (1,2).
Despite the great extent of damage to the teeth from the use of methamphetamine drugs, the main concern expressed about the cosmetic appearance of his mouth centered on the gingival recession created from periodontal disease and prior use of smokeless tobacco in addition to the supragingival calculus.
Gingival recession is the loss of this protective seal, making teeth susceptible to bacteria that can lead to decay and potential tooth loss.
Results were presented at the American Academy of Periodontology Annual Meeting demonstrating continued long-term efficacy up to 24 months after treatment with GEM 21S[R], Growth-factor Enhanced Matrix for the treatment of bony defects and gingival recession resulting from periodontal disease.
Information gathered during the examination included a gingival index, a plaque score, periodontal probing depths, gingival recession and bleeding on probing.
A research group from the Ohio State University in Columbus recruited, from the community, 29 young adults with lip piercing (mean age, 21 years, 8 months; 15 females) and 29 without (mean age, 22 years, 3 months; 15 females) and examined them for gingival recession on the buccal aspect of the mandibular central incisors.
The current approval provides additional, large scale manufacturing capacity to ensure the adequate supply of rhPDGF-BB available for use in GEM 21S, which is marketed for the treatment of periodontal bone defects and gingival recession, and GEM OS1, which is currently being evaluated in three clinical trials for orthopedic indications.
a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development and commercialization of autologous (a patient's own) cellular therapy for hard and soft tissue regeneration ("the Isolagen Process"), today announced additional findings from further analysis of results from a 6-month double- blind clinical study in which their proprietary treatment successfully reversed gingival recession and improved deep-periodontal pocketing.