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Mucosal periimplant tissue

Mucosal tissue around dental implants, which forms a tightly adherent band consisting of a dense collagenous lamina propria covered by…

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Mucosal insert (syn)

Button implant, epithelial implant, intramucosal insert, mucosal implant. Mushroom‐shaped device fastened to the tissue surface of a removable denture that…

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Mucosal cell

Cells that secrete mucus, such as those found in the oral cavity.

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Mucosa

Mucous membrane that forms the soft tissue barrier to the environment, particularly in the oral cavity. It is loosely attached…

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Mucoperiosteum

Layer of periosteum, connective tissue and epithelium that covers bone of the maxilla and mandible.

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Mucoperiosteal flap

Full‐thickness mucosal flap, generally including gingiva, alveolar mucosa, and periosteum.

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Mucolabial fold

The line, bend, crease, or area of change as the oral mucous membrane passes from its role as the mucosal…

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Mucogingival therapy

Nonsurgical and surgical treatment procedures for correction of defects in morphology, position, and/or amount of soft tissue and underlying bone…

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Mucogingival surgery

Group of surgical procedures used in periodontics to augment the band of keratinized mucosa around teeth, to cover recession‐type defects,…

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