crevice

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Related to gingival crevice: gingival sulcus, Gingival Crevicular Fluid
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Four paper points were carefully inserted 1 mm into the gingival crevice of each teeth selected to sampling, and allowed to remain there for 30 seconds.
Mombelli, "Myeloid-related protein (MRP8/14) expression in gingival crevice fluid in periodontal health and disease and after treatment," Journal of Periodontal Research, vol.
Metronidazole concentrations in human plasma, saliva, and gingival crevice fluid after a single dose.
Increase of free collagenase and neutral protease activities in the gingival crevice during experimental gingivitis in man.
Since the architecture of the gingival crevice surrounding implants is more fragile than the structure around natural teeth, using a cordless retraction paste for gingival retraction in implant dentistry appears to have considerable potential to afford a less traumatic procedure, compared to the other available techniques.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Clinical studies indicate that primary proinflammatory cytokines, such as interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta) are elevated in the gingival crevice around teeth with periodontitis but the secondary cytokines and chemokines, IL-6 and IL-8, are not.