Gingival Clinical Markers
Elevated Gingival Margin

Elevated Gingival Margin

Position of the gingival margin and junctional epithelium – The position of the gingival margin and junctional epithelium is influenced by the enlargement or recession of gingiva or by the apical migration of the junctional epithelium along the root surface.

Elevated Gingival Margin – The gingival margin is more toward the incisal/occlusal surface than normal:

  • Elevated gingival margin

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