gingival color


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gingival color

the color of gum tissue. It is affected by the thickness and degree of keratinization of the epithelium, blood supply, pigmentation, medications, and periodontal, gingival and systemic diseases.
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The smile line, smile arc, buccal corridors and incisal show constitute the mini-esthetics while tooth color and gingival color constitute the micro-esthetics.
Fig 2) While the incisal show was the most preferred attribute by the laypersons followed by tooth color, smile line, smile arc, gingival color and buccal corridors.
The assessors were also asked to state the reason for their rating from the following six smile attributes: smile line; smile arc, buccal corridors, incisal show, tooth and gingival color.
The smile line, smile arc, buccal corridors and incisal show constitute the mini-esthetics of smile mesh while tooth color and gingival color constitute the micro-esthetics of smile mesh.
On intra-oral examination gingival color was reddish, gingival contour showed rolled out marginal gingiva and interdental papillae was flattened, consistency was soft and edematous and surface texture was smooth because of loss of stippling in the upper anterior region.