gingival abrasion


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gin·gi·val a·bra·sion

a lesion of the gingiva resulting from mechanical removal of a portion of the surface epithelium.

gin·gi·val ab·ra·sion

(jinji-văl ă-brāzhŭn)
Lesion of gingiva resulting from mechanical removal of a portion of the surface epithelium.
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Comparison of the clinical effects and gingival abrasion aspects of manual and electric toothbrushes.
High and low brushing force in relation to efficacy and gingival abrasion.
It is likely that tooth brushing causes increased incidence of bacteraemia depending on the type of tooth brushing used and the extent of any gingival abrasions caused [Mantokoudis et al.