gingiva

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gingiva

[′jin·jə·və]
(anatomy)
The mucous membrane surrounding the teeth sockets.
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It absolutely helps remove plaque and debris from between teeth and below the gumline.
The bristles look like normal bristles but are much finer and have been tapered to reach under the gumline better.
Patients frequently come to the dental office concerned about "notched out" areas near the gumline.
The bristles on the revolving electric toothbrush brushheads get into the hard to reach places, cleaning around braces, bridges, back teeth and gumline making the DentistRx Revolation a great brush for everyone
Place bristles along gumline at toothbrush and apply a 45[degrees] angle to allow pea-sized amount bristles to touch tooth of Biotene toothpaste.
The buffalo bull was in poor condition with ribs and pelvis bones pushing the skin out and with three remaining teeth nearly level with the gumline.
Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums that is caused when plaque bacteria accumulate on the tooth surface and in small pockets at the gumline called the gingival sulcus.
Good candidates for extraction (the total removal of a tooth) include dogs whose teeth are partially broken, with the fracture line running well below the gumline; those experiencing extensive bone loss associated with the broken tooth; and those whose teeth have been entirely broken off above the gumline.
Even with toys and treats, a puppy will seek to investigate his environment, using the high density of nerve receptors along his gumline.
I'd checked my teeth in the rear-view after lunch at the Joyce Kilmer rest stop, and there it was, smack-center and halfway up, working its way to the gumline, ready to divide that tooth in hall, the way the Mississippi River divides the twin cries of Minneapolis and St.
One canine tooth was sawed off at the gumline using a Dremel[TM] Roto-drill equipped with a 1-mm thick, 25-mm diameter carborundum disk.