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Characteristics of Thick Gingiva

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Relatively flat soft tissue and bony
architecture
Dense fibrotic soft tissue
Relatively large amount of attached
gingiva
Thick underlying osseous form
Relatively resistant to acute trauma
Reacts to disease with pocket
formation and infrabony defect
formation

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Re: Characteristics of Thick Gingiva

I guess this kind of gingiva is commonly seen in chronic smokers.

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