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Then the dentist opens the gum above the implant and inserts the so-called gum former, so that the future tooth forms correctly and has a nice gingival contour.
A naturally shaped gingival contour is essential to ensure an aesthetically pleasing smile.
5) Changes in gingival contour seen in drug-induced gingival overgrowth may also be exacerbated by plaque-induced gingival inflammation, through a mechanism of mechanical and chemical chronic irritation.