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Gingival Recession

"Gingival Recession" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Exposure of the root surface when the edge of the gum (GINGIVA) moves apically away from the crown of the tooth. This is common with advancing age, vigorous tooth brushing, diseases, or tissue loss of the gingiva, the PERIODONTAL LIGAMENT and the supporting bone (ALVEOLAR PROCESS).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Gingival Recession" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Gingival Recession" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 48 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2009
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.