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1
Q

What are the four key features observed in
healthy gingival tissue?

A

Contour, colour, consistency & texture

2
Q

Gingival margin contour can be described as…

A

Rolled/recession/cleft(s)

3
Q

Healthy papillae are…

A

Sharp/pointed

4
Q

Bulbous papillae is a sign of…

A

Gingival inflammation

5
Q

In cases where gingival inflammation is present, the gingival consistency can be…

A

Fluid filled (oedmatous)

6
Q

Loss/lack of stippling is not always…

A

A sign of gingival inflammation

7
Q

Contour of papillae can be described as…

A

Bulbous, blunted or cratered

8
Q

Presence of exudate is…

A

Pus