gingival margin trimmer


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gingival margin trimmer

A cutting instrument for shaping gingival contours. It has a curved and angled shaft for use either on the right or left sides and on the mesial or distal surfaces.
See also: trimmer

gin·gi·val mar·gin trim·mer

(jinji-văl mahrjin trimĕr)
Angulated chisellike instrument used to bevel gingival margin of a tooth in cavity preparation.
Synonym(s): margin trimmer.