gingival flap

gin·gi·val flap

a portion of the gingiva the coronal margin of which is surgically detached from the tooth and the alveolar process.

gin·gi·val flap

(jinji-văl flap)
Portion of gingiva the coronal margin of which is surgically detached from the tooth and alveolar process.
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Take note that following the D4355, we must determine whether the patient is in such condition that the D0110 will get them back to health, or whether initial periodontal therapy will be needed, such as root planing, gingival flap or osseous surgery.