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GTR:
(guided tissue regeneration) a new technique for replacing bone tissue

General anesthesia:
controlled state of unconsciousness, accompanied by a partial or complete loss of pain sensation, protective reflexes, and the ability to respond purposefully to physical stimulation or verbal command

Geographic tongue:
benign changes in the usual color and texture of tongue; does not require treatment

Gingiva:
Gum tissue


Gingivectomy:
surgical removal of gum tissue

Gingivitis:
inflammation of gum tissue

Gum boil:
See fistula.

Gum recession:
exposure of dental roots due to shrinkage of the gums as a result of abrasion,
periodontal disease or surgery