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Gingival Recession: Causes, Prevention, Treatment

Gingivae, also known as gums, are the pinkish fibrous dental tissue that cover the roots and the alveolar bone which contains the tooth sockets. The gums hold the teeth in their sockets, and also form a seal that prevents damage to the roots. Healthy gums protect the teeth and periodontal structures underneath them. However, gum… Read More »