General Anesthesia – A deep level of sedation in which patients lose consciousness, feel no pain, and have no memory of what is taking place around them.
Gingiva – Soft tissues overlying the crowns of unerupted teeth and encircling the necks of those that have erupted.
Gingival Hyperplasia – An overgrowth of gingival tissues.
Gingivitis – inflammation of gingival tissue without loss of connective tissue.
Gingivectomy – The excision or removal of gingiva.
Gingivoplasty – Surgical procedure to reshape gingiva.
Graft – A piece of tissue or alloplastic material placed in contact with tissue to repair a defect or supplement a deficiency.
Guided Tissue Regeneration (GTR) – Procedure during flap surgery for periodontal disease in which a membrane is inserted between the alveolar bone and the bone graft to encourage the gum tissues to grow onto the alveolar bone.