a small space between a tooth and the adjoining gum, formed by an abnormal separation of the gum from the tooth.
A patch of bark or gum (kino) completely or partially enclosed in the wood.
a deepening of the tooth's sulcus due to the loss of gum (recession) and bone
a detachment of the gum from the tooth roots) Radiographs are taken to evaluate bone loss and tooth root damage or infection
Abnormally deep space between the gum tissue and the teeth; bacteria can enter here causing gum disease.