"Gingival Recession" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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).
- Gingival Recession
- Gingival Recessions
- Recession, Gingival
- Recessions, Gingival
- Gingival Atrophy
- Gingival Atrophies
- Atrophy of Gingiva
- Gingiva Atrophies
- Gingiva Atrophy
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