gingival

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gin·gi·val

 (jĭn′jə-vəl, jĭn-jī′-)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the gums.
2. Linguistics Alveolar.
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Adj.1.gingival - of or relating to the gums
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gin·gi·val

a. gingival, rel. a la gingiva.
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Therefore optimal biofilm control by the patient and in the absence of subgingival calculus removal healing of the periodontal lesion can take place along with gingival shrinkage which exposes the previous subgingival calculus.