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Normal bone and soft tissue around the teeth

The gum tissue and bones that surround and support the teeth are called the periodontium.

Current as of: March 25, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine