gingiva of several adjacent teeth.
To cover a root surface denuded by gingival defect or periodontal disease, and widen the zone of attached gingiva.
At least 2mm attached gingiva should be retained at all times with this procedure.
Periodontal diseases affect the gums, which consist of the gingiva, periodontal ligament, cementum, and alveolar bone.
The gingiva is a pink-colored mucous membrane that covers part of the teeth and the alveolar bone.
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