attached gingiva

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 [jin-ji´vah, jin´jĭ-vah] (pl. gin´givae) (L.)
the part of the oral mucosa covering the tooth-bearing border of the jaw; called also gum.
Anatomical relationship of normal gingiva in facial view (A) and in cross-section (B). From Darby and Walsh, 1994.
alveolar gingiva attached gingiva.
areolar gingiva the portion attached to the alveolar process by loose areolar connective tissue.
attached gingiva that portion of the gingiva which is firm and resilient and is bound to the underlying cementum and the alveolar bone, thus being immovable. Called also alveolar gingiva.
free gingiva the portion that surrounds the tooth and is not directly attached to the tooth surface.

at·tached gin·gi·va

that part of the oral mucosa that is firmly bound to the tooth and alveolar process.

attached gingiva

gum tissue that covers and is firmly attached to the alveolar process in the maxilla and mandible. Also called alveolar gingiva.

at·tach·ed gin·gi·va

(ă-tacht' jin'ji-vă)
That part of the oral mucosa that is firmly bound to the tooth and alveolar process.

at·tached gin·gi·va

(ă-tacht' jin'ji-vă)
That part of the oral mucosa firmly bound to the tooth and alveolar process.

attached gingiva,

n See gingiva, attached.
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Also, the differences between mean values of the width of keratinized tissue and thickness of attached gingiva among controls and cases were 0.
Most have a bosselated or papillary surface, but this was merely a smooth, round, sessile enlargement of the attached gingiva.
24,25 Areas with 1mm or less of attached gingiva often presented with clinical signs of inflammation.
Hall (1982) said that the width of attached gingiva is determined by subtracting the sulcus or pocket depth from total width of gingiva.
Smoker's melanosis: occurrence and localisation in the attached gingiva.
The lesion was extending anterio posteriorly from distal third of 31 to middle third of 41; and superio inferiorly from occulsal plane to attached gingiva of 31and 41 (Figure 1).
The most common intraoral site of such pigmentation is attached gingiva, where it appears as a bilateral, well-demarcated, ribbon-like, dark brown band usually sparing the marginal gingiva.
A single well defined swelling measuring 2x3 cm approximately was seen extending from 11 to 23; involving marginal, papillary and attached gingiva and extending palatally (Figure 2).
Intra oral examination revealed a pink solitary, well defined, sessile growth in the attached gingiva is seen in relation to 11 and 21, which is ranging of 3x2 cm in size extending from distal surface of 11 to mesial 1/3rd of 21.
First, by leaving the marginal gingiva free, the attached gingiva and alveolar mucosa are covered with the light curing barrier material using a 20-gauge micro-tip.
The pigmentation may also appear as isolated black blotches involving the marginal, interdental and attached gingiva.
5) All these procedures have a common requirement of adequate width of attached gingiva prior to root coverage procedures.