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gumline

(ˈɡʌmˌlaɪn)
n
(Dentistry) dentistry the line where gums meet the teeth
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The tartar hidden below the gum line is the main cause of problems.
To help prevent gum disease, brush your teeth at least twice a day, brushing for two minutes at least one of those times and focusing on the gum line.
Dentures can either be full or partial, meaning they can either replace all teeth on either the top or bottom gum line, or just a few that are missing.
We have patients with extra gum tissues wanting to correct their gum line and shape to overall improve their smile aesthetics.
The entire product line is alcohol free and features low concentrations of hydrogen peroxide to oxygenate under the gum line in order to target only the harmful anaerobic bacteria.
Notching of the teeth near the gum line and wearing away of the gum tissue are common in people over 30 whose bite is off.
The study determined that frequent recreational use of the cannabis plant can double users' risk of  periodontal disease, a condition characterized by an inflammation of the gums in response to a bacterial infection below the gum line.
It's also important to ensure you're brushing teeth up to the gum line, to remove trapped food and bacteria.
The main culprit of poor oral health is gum disease, which develops when a sticky film of bacteria called plaque builds up along and under the gum line, causing inflammation.
Caused by an inflammatory reaction to a bacterial infection below the gum line, periodontal disease can lead to swelling, irritation, receding gums, and tooth loss if left untreated.
Even if you brush your teeth and floss regularly, food particles that have imbedded themselves along the gum line can breed and spread to form stubborn plaque.
gordonii--an otherwise benign organism--to lay the groundwork to propagate and ultimately gain a foothold below the gum line, leading to periodontal disease," Demuth said.