gingival zone

gin·gi·val zone

the portion of the oral mucosa that surrounds the teeth and is firmly attached to the underlying alveolar bone.

gin·gi·val zone

(jinji-văl zōn)
Portion of oral mucosa that surrounds teeth and is firmly attached to underlying alveolar bone.
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After five months, satisfactory root coverage through gingival wall restitution presented a more favorable esthetic aspect; the attached gingival zone had increased, which favored mechanical plaque control; and dental hypersensitivity was absent (Fig.