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Gingiva and Oral Mucosa


Usually the periodontal is the surroundings as we say. One of the parts of the periodontal would be the gingiva. So for periodontal, one of the parts of it is the gingiva. So the gingiva, as you can see is just like the pink kind of soft tissue that surrounds your teeth, and that is the surrounding also the bone around your teeth.

You will have another mucosa, which is the gingiva covering the heart palette called masticatory mucosa. Of course, this changes because this kind of mucosa is a little bit harder. Every time that you eat, it will have to hold this kind of food coming against it. So the dorsum of the tongue is covered by a special mucosa, the oral mucus membrane lining the remaining of the oral cavity, and the gingiva is the part of the oral mucosa, that covers the dollar process of the jaws and surrounds the necks of the teeth.

So you will have different types of mucosa depending on the area of the mouth. The gingiva is as I say, the one that covers all your bones in that, it is surrounding your teeth.

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