gingival contour


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Related to gingival contour: free gingiva, interdental gingiva

gin·gi·val con·tour

the shape or form of the gingiva, either natural or artificial, around the necks of the teeth.
Synonym(s): gum contour

gingival contour

The normal arching appearance of the gingiva along the cervical part of the teeth and rounding off toward the attached gingiva.
See also: contour

gin·gi·val con·tour

(jinji-văl kontūr)
Shape or form of the gingiva, either natural or artificial, around the necks of the teeth.
Synonym(s): gum contour.
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Thanks to this lifelike visualization, it is easy to distinguish between different materials (enamel, dentine, metal or composite) and identify the palatinal and gingival contours.
Abutment was replaced subsequently and a closed tray impression was performed to fabricate temporary acrylic crown to shape the gingival contours.
The gingival contours were determined clinically and ceramic build-up was done.