gingival retraction


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gin·gi·val re·trac·tion

1. lateral movement of the gingival margin away from the tooth surface; may be indicative of underlying inflammation or pocket formation;
2. displacement of the marginal gingivae away from the tooth by mechanical, chemical, or surgical means.

gin·gi·val re·trac·tion

(jinji-văl rĕ-trakshŭn)
1. Lateral movement of gingival margin away from tooth surface; may indicate underlying inflammation or pocket formation.
2. Displacement of marginal gingivae away from the tooth by mechanical, chemical, or surgical means.
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Achieving an accurate replication of the finishing margins for fixed prosthodontics requires adequate gingival retraction.
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New Zealand dentists' use of gingival retraction techniques for fixed prosthodontics and implants.
A new method of gingival retraction for impression taking in fixed prosthesis.
Every practicing dentist needs to employ gingival retraction methods during routine dental procedures, especially when providing crowns with subgingival margins or when restoring cervical lesions on a tooth.
Contrary to the above mentioned results, use of gingival retraction methods by Pakistani dentists appears to be rather low.
The questions were closed - ended and aimed to assess the prevalence of use of gingival retraction techniques and the impediments that prevented its routine use by dentists.
In response to questions about the use of gingival retraction methods, 51.
Though the necessity to place the finish line into the gingival sulcus obviously has a negative effect on the quality of the impression, aspects of gingival retraction have only been sparsely investigated.
6 Gingival retraction should be mandatory prior to impression so as to expose the prepared tooth sur-faces.
According to a 1985 survey, 95% of North American dentists routinely used gingival retraction cords.