gingival crevice


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Related to gingival crevice: gingival sulcus, Gingival Crevicular Fluid

crevice

 [krev´is]
a fissure.
gingival crevice the space between the cervical enamel of a tooth and the overlying unattached gingiva.

gin·gi·val sul·cus

[TA]
the space between the surface of the tooth and the free gingiva.

gingival crevice

a normal space located around a tooth between the wall of the unattached gum tissue and the enamel and/or cementum of the tooth. Also called gingival sulcus.

gin·gi·val sul·cus

(jin'ji-văl sŭl'kŭs) [TA]
Space between tooth surface and free gingiva.
Synonym(s): gingival crevice, gingival groove.

crevice

a fissure.

gingival crevice
the space between the cervical enamel of a tooth and the overlying unattached gingiva.
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After achieving proper local anaesthesia, incision was made with Bard Parker blade # 15 in the gingival crevice on lingual aspect of right mandibular premolar teeth.
Resection or troughing of the gingival crevice can result in some gingival recession.
The surface is tested by running a pointed probe across the tooth surface at the entrance of the gingival crevice after the tooth has been properly dried.
Gingivitis develops when supragingival plaque is allowed to accumulate along the gingival margin of the tooth and in the gingival crevices (sulcus) surrounding the tooth.
GCF samples were collected from distal side of upper canine gingival crevices.