gingiva

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Related to interdental gingiva: gingival sulcus, free gingiva, marginal gingiva

gingiva

[′jin·jə·və]
(anatomy)
The mucous membrane surrounding the teeth sockets.
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This shows low awareness of the harmful effects of tooth-picks on interdental gingiva.
Clinically, a large growth of 1.5 x 2 cm, present on right maxillary alveolar mucosa, involving the marginal, attached and interdental gingiva in relation to maxillary canine and premolars extending to the palatal mucosa.
Comparison between the midbuccal (1.16 [+ or -] 0.40 mm) and interdental gingiva (1.76 [+ or -] 0.64mm) in smokers showed significantly higher thickness in the interdental region.