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Disease Gingival Recession

Name Gingival Recession
Synonyms Atrophy of Gingiva | Gingiva Atrophies | Gingiva Atrophy | Gingival Atrophies | Gingival Atrophy | Gingival Recessions | Recession, Gingival | Recessions, Gingival
Definition Exposure of the root surface when the edge of the gum (GINGIVA) moves apically away from the crown of the tooth. This is common with advancing age, vigorous tooth brushing, diseases, or tissue loss of the gingiva, the PERIODONTAL LIGAMENT and the supporting bone (ALVEOLAR PROCESS).
Categories Mouth disease
MeSH® ID D005889
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1. DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mouth Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Periodontal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gingival Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Gingival Recession Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mouth Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Periodontal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Periodontal Atrophy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Gingival Recession Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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