gum pocket

gum vein, gum pocket, gum streak

In hardwoods, a local accumulation or streak of resin.
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17) A normal, healthy gum pocket is 3 mm deep or less, and a depth of 4 mm or more defines periodontitis.
LASER PERIODONTAL SURGERY is a minimally invasive alternative to traditional gum surgery, whereby a digital dental laser--intense light energy--is used to remove harmful bacteria and diseased tissue from the gum pocket by passing a laser light between the gum and tooth.
He indicates that the subgingival crevice--the deep gum pocket cradling each tooth--has been repeatedly scrutinized in the search for microbes.
WELTIP is designed to deliver Xylitol rich toothpaste to the gum pockets at a safe, gentle pressure level.
That shrinks gum pockets and reduces measurable levels of two inflammation markers (C-reactive protein and interleukin-1 beta) in gum tissue.
Bacterial chest infections are thought to be caused by breathing in fine droplets from the throat and mouth into the lungs and earlier studies suggested people were more likely to die from pneumonia if they had higher numbers of deep gum pockets.
Severe and rapid resorption of teeth-supporting bone lead to gum pockets surrounding the teeth, which in turn leads to a gum disease called acute periodontitis which will manifest as severe bleeding gums, food accumulation, foul odour, pus formation and mobility of the teeth.
The wood has minerals and gum pockets plus a "greasy feel" that interferes with machining, gluing and finishing.
While bubinga can exude gum, Engle says he has rarely seen gum pockets and when he did they were minimal and toward the center or pith of the tree.