Gingival Clinical Markers
Obvious Scalloped Line

Obvious Scalloped Line

Mucogingival junction – A scalloped line between the attached gingiva and the alveolar mucosa should be obvious in all areas except the maxillary lingual gingiva.

Obvious Scalloped Line – A series of curves create an obvious division between attached gingiva and alveolar mucosa:

  • Obvious scalloped line

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You have correctly identified a healthy mucogingival junction by the scalloped line and clear demarcation between the attached gingiva and the alveolar mucosa.