attachment apparatus


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at·tach·ment ap·pa·ra·tus

the tissues that attach the tooth to the alveolar process: cementum, periodontal ligament, and alveolar bone.

at·tach·ment ap·pa·ra·tus

(ă-tachmĕnt apă-ratŭs)
Tissues that affix the tooth to the alveolar process: cementum, periodontal ligament, and alveolar bone.

at·tach·ment ap·pa·ra·tus

(ă-tachmĕnt apă-ratŭs)
Tissues that attach the tooth to the alveolar process: cementum, periodontal ligament, and alveolar bone.
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There was no attempt to regenerate the attachment apparatus in this present case.
The greatest biologic risk occurs when placing subgingival or pargingival margins for finishing procedures, and in addition, if the margin is placed too far below the gingival tissue crest, it violates the gingival attachment apparatus.
When the restoration margin is placed too far below the gingival tissue crest, it impinges on the gingival attachment apparatus and creates a violation of biologic width.