gingival disease

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pertaining to the gingivae.
gingival disease any disease of the gingivae, such as gingivitis. The American Academy of Periodontology classifies gingival disease as a major group of periodontal diseases and distinguishes two main subgroups, those gingival diseases induced by dental plaque and those attributed to other causes. The plaque-induced diseases may be associated with endocrine changes, medications, systemic disease, or malnutrition. The other causes of gingival lesions include viral infections, fungal infections, genetic predispositions, systemic conditions, allergic reactions, traumatic lesions, and a variety of others. See table at periodontal disease.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Although the above mentioned previous studies have shown the relative risk of gum disease for diabetic children to be between 2 and 3; our study presents a greater relative risk of gingival disease or early signs of periodontal disease for diabetic children in comparison to controls (OR = 6).
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Removable partial denture (RPD), has more detrimental effects than benefits as it supports the accumulation of plaque and debris especially in the contact area of abutment teeth, so the chances of Caries and gingival disease in approximal areas of abutment teeth are increased.5
All but two of the organisms identified in these cases are common oral flora, but gingival disease was not found to be a contributor.
Subjects aged between 18-45 yrs, had no obvious periodontal and gingival disease and had sound and well restored dentition with no open cavities.