dentogingival junction


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dentogingival junction

the interface between the junctional epithelium and the surface of the teeth.

dentogingival junction

The interface and zone of attachment between the gingiva and enamel or cementum of the tooth. It holds in place the junctional or attachment epithelium.
See also: junction

den·to·gin·gi·val junc·tion

(dentō-jinji-văl jŭngkshŭn)
Area of epithelial attachment between the gingiva and the enamel or cementum of the tooth.