Clinical Considerations of Open Gingival Embrasures

Abstract

Gingival embrasures are defined as the embrasure cervical to the interproximal contact.1 If the embrasure space is not completely filled by the gingiva, it is considered open. Open gingival embrasures contribute to retention of food debris and can adversely affect the health of the periodontium. They are more common in adult patients with bone loss.2 Black… (More)

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@inproceedings{Park2012ClinicalCO, title={Clinical Considerations of Open Gingival Embrasures}, author={Jae Hyun Park and Kiyoshi Tai and John Morris and Dorotea Modrin}, year={2012} }