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RECESSION. A re-grant: the act of returning the title of a country to a government which formerly held it, by one which has it at the time; as the recession of Louisiana, which took place by the treaty between France and Spain, of October 1, 1800. See 2 White's Coll. 516.

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The most important etiologic factors of gingival recession are the presence of supraand sub-gingival calculus, inadequate width of keratinized tissue, and faulty tooth brushing techniques.5
Hakki, "Severe gingival recession caused by traumatic occlusion and mucogingival stress: a case report," European Journal of Dentistry, vol.
In our study, the incidence of gingival recession also increased with a decrease in thickness of gingiva, the findings of which are not significant.
When shown a photograph of gingival recession, approximately one-third of study participants correctly identified the "receding gums" as a sign of periodontal disease.
There was a statistically significant difference between the groups represented by a larger extension of neoformed cementum (GTR = 32.72%; CPF = 18.82%; p = 0.0004), new bone (GTR = 23.20%; CPF = 9.90%; p = 0.0401) and a smaller extension of residual gingival recession in the test group (GTR = 50.69%) when compared to the control group (CPF = 59.73%), with p = 0.0055 (Table 1).
Does tooth brushing influence the development and progression of non-inflammatory gingival recession? A systematic review.
(13) Clinical indications of EMDs include nonsurgical periodontal therapy, guided bone regeneration, bone defects, furcation defects, and gingival recession treatments.
Purpose: To compare the effects of brushing with an oscillating-rotating (O-R) electric rechargeable toothbrush or a standard manual toothbrush on pre-existing gingival recession over approximately 3 years.
Gingival recession is the result of the apical migration of the gingival margin, thus exposing portions of the tooth root that can cause aesthetic impairment when it occurs in anterior regions of the mouth [1, 2].
Dental complications associated with the prolonged placement of piercing jewelry include gingival recession, bone loss, tooth wear, and tooth fracture.