A clinical evaluation of anatomic features of gingiva in dental students in Tabriz, Iran

Masoumeh Faramarzie, Adileh Shirmohammadi & Ardeshir Lafzi
Background and aims. The anatomical features of gingiva are important in appropriate periodontal treatment planning. This study was designed to determine the anatomic features of gingival in a group of dental students in Tabriz, Iran. Materials and methods. One-hundred healthy subjects (aged 20-24 years old) with no history of periodontal or orthodontic treatment and a gingival index of zero or one were included. The following measurements were made using a periodontal probe: the distance between...