dentogingival junction

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dentogingival junction

The interface and zone of attachment between the gingiva and enamel or cementum of the tooth. It holds in place the junctional or attachment epithelium.
See also: junction
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den·to·gin·gi·val junc·tion

(dentō-jinji-văl jŭngkshŭn)
Area of epithelial attachment between the gingiva and the enamel or cementum of the tooth.
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Subjects with amelogenesis, dentogenesis imperfecta, or other dental anomalies affecting the outer tooth surface.