gumline


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gumline

(ˈɡʌmˌlaɪn)
n
(Dentistry) dentistry the line where gums meet the teeth
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A considerable period of tussling with the fence ensued until, with a stomach-churning crack, he released himself by neatly breaking all four teeth off at the gumline.
Said to be perfect for anyone with braces, implants, crowns, bridges and veneers, the Sonic Toothbrush provides the most complete brushing experience, while the Water Flosser gets deep between teeth and below the gumline to remove that hard-to-reach plaque where brushing misses.
Continue to brush and floss your teeth as usual if you have veneers or crowns, since decay can still occur at the gumline and affect the natural tooth under the restoration.
Food particles and bacteria form along the cat's gumline, creating plaque, which can lead to gum irritation.
For his refusal, he was tortured and badly beaten by his guards and when the beating was over 'he lay on the floor, bloody, arms and legs throbbing, ribs cracked, and several teeth broken off at the gumline.
In terms of the finished restoration, patients will have the best experience with a provisional that is very smooth, easy to clean around, and that provides good marginal integrity, which helps to avoid sensitivity at the gumline.
Smart Sensors' mean the brush adapts to the needs of different areas of the mouth, picking up speed for the molars, for instance, and switching to a more gentle massage for the gumline.
While you are brushing, take note of any abnormal growths, especially along the gumline, as well as unexplained bleeding in the mouth.
With age estimates from gumline measurements as a function of age estimates from cementum annuli counts, the Type II linear regression model was y = 0.
At all sobriety checkpoints, the LAPD officers will ask drivers to take up the voluntary test, for which oral fluids from their gumline and cheeks will be collected.
This technique has a 2-fold purpose, to effectively brush at the gumline and examine for early carious lesions.