gingival crevice

gingival crevice
: a narrow space between the free margin of the gingival epithelium and the adjacent enamel of a tooth

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  • gingival sulcus — sulcus gingivalis [TA] a shallow V shaped space around the tooth, bounded by the tooth surface on one side and the epithelium lining the free margin of the gingiva on the other; considered by some authorities to be the same as the gingival… …   Medical dictionary

  • Gingival and periodontal pocket — A periodontal pocket is a dental term indicating the presence of an abnormally deepened gingival sulcus as it contacts a tooth.The tooth/gingiva interfaceContrary to what may be perceived by most people, the interface between a tooth and the… …   Wikipedia

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  • crevicular — 1. Relating to any crevice. 2. In dentistry, relating especially to the gingival crevice or sulcus. * * * cre·vic·u·lar krə vik yə lər adj of, relating to, or involving a crevice and esp. the gingival crevice <gingival crevicular fluid> * * …   Medical dictionary

  • Gingivitis — Classification and external resources Severe gingivitis before (top) and after (bottom) a thorough mechanical debridement of the teeth and adjacent gum tissues. ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

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