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general anesthesia – the use of medication to induce a controlled unconscious state in a patient during treatment, allows reduced or eliminated sensation of pain and reflexive motion

gingiva – also called gum tissue, soft tissue that surrounds teeth within the mouth

gingivectomy – surgical removal of gum tissue/gingiva

gingivitis – stage of periodontal disease where gum tissue is inflamed and/or infected, but loss of tissues has not occurred

graft – surgical addition of natural or synthetic tissue to repair or reinforce tissues with defect or deficiency

Guided Tissue Regeneration (GTR) – advanced surgical technique used to enhance bone regeneration/regrowth

gum recession – shrinkage of gums due to periodontal disease, surgery, or other cause resulting in exposure of teeth roots

 

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