"Gingival Recession" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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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Below are the most recent publications written about "Gingival Recession" by people in Profiles.
Noncarious cervical lesions: why on the facial? A theory. J Esthet Restor Dent. 2011 Aug; 23(4):197-200.
Resolution of oral lesions after tobacco cessation. J Periodontol. 2008 Sep; 79(9):1797-801.
External root resorption following partial-thickness connective tissue graft placement: a case report. J Periodontol. 2002 Mar; 73(3):334-9.
Use of smokeless tobacco in a group of professional baseball players. J Behav Med. 1989 Dec; 12(6):559-67.