Gingiva

What is Gingiva?

Gingiva is a Latin word which means The Gum i.e. the tissue that surrounds the necks of the teeth and covers the alveolar processes of the maxillae and mandible.You should consult with dentist regarding disease specific to the same for better oral hygiene.

Questions and answers on "Gingiva"

I have these lesions on my gum for more than 1 year. Are They Serios? what causes them?

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Please do another picture:

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Hello,
I have seen the pics you attached but the lesions are not very clear in these...

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Every morning I test blood in my mouth.
In day time its absolutely fine no blood nothing at all.
It happen only in the morning. Now its happening...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It can be due to gingival inflammation.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thanks for writing in.

Bleeding gums can be due to poor oral hygiene due...

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Hi Doctors! I underwent surgery for adherent scar release under my lower lip and chin area about five weeks ago. ( In XXXXXXX 2012 I had a Chin...

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Brief Answer:
Allow a few more weeks for healing.

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Hi,

Thank you for your query.

1. These are known complications of chin implant...

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