cervical margin

cer·vi·cal mar·gin

1. Synonym(s): gingival margin
2. termination of a restoration in the gingival area.

cer·vi·cal mar·gin

(sĕrvi-kăl mahrjin)
1. Synonym(s): gingival margin.
2. Termination of a restoration in the gingival area.
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This will prevent the OIL from forming and help to prevent future staining and breakdown at the cervical margin.
Plaque scores were measured using the plaque-disclosing solution (basic fuchsin mouthwash) and the Turesky modification of Quigley and Hein's technique (Carranza and Newman, 1996) on a scale of 0 to 5: 0 = no plaque; 1 = separate flecks of plaque at the cervical margin of the tooth; 2 = a thin, continuous band of plaque (up to 1 mm) at the cervical margin; 3 = a band of plaque wider than 1 mm but covering less than one-third of the crown; 4 = plaque covering at least one-third but less than two-thirds of the crown; and 5= plaque covering two-thirds or more of the crown.
Except for the force concentration at the cervical margin, the fibre reinforced post induces a stress field quite similar to that of the intact tooth.