Gingiva

Gingiva is the medical term for gum.

Gingival recession

The gingival recession is a local receding of the gums along one or several teeth leading to exposed tooth necks. The main risk factors for gingival recession are thin bone and soft tissue layers ...

Gingivitis

Gingivitis refers to gum inflammation. Without any treatment most of the patients will develop a periodontitis, which is a chronic disease of the tooth supporting connective tissue. Gingivitis is ...

Gnathology

This term refers to the anatomy of the jaw and is a branch of dentistry that is concerned with the function and dysfunction of the stomatoghnathic system, i.e. the teeth, periodontium, chewing ...

GOZ

Scale of fees for dentists; the statutory fees for private dental services outside the statutory health insurance

Growth spurt

The growth spurt is an acceleration of growth in adolescence and occurs in girls mostly at 11 to 12 years, in boys at 13 to 14 years, with a wide range of variation. In recent decades, the growth ...