biologic width


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biologic width

the combined width of the connective tissue and epithelial attachment superior to the crestal bone of the alveolar process.

biologic width,

n the combined height of connective tissue and epithelium that isolates the bone from the oral cavity. It is the distance considered necessary for the existence of healthy bone and tissue from the most apical extent of a dental restoration.
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