dental groove

den·tal groove

a transitory depression in the gingival surface of the embryonic jaw along the line of ingrowth of the dental lamina.

den·tal groove

(dentăl grūv)
Transitory depression in gingival surface of embryonic jaw along line of ingrowth of dental lamina.
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Many operative procedures have been suggested by literature: from no additional tooth preparation to various preparations such as Chamfer, Overcontour, Internal dental groove, Bevel, Modified Bevel, Stair step chamfer.
The resin-bonded fixed partial denture (Maryland Bridge) has some disadvantages as the non-esthetic aspect of the metal framework and the necessity of preparation of the dental grooves.