Definitions

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  • n. The line along the top of the gums, where they meet the surface of the teeth

Etymologies

gum +‎ line (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When I'm not attempting rapid-fire commentary on celebrities' outfits and Ryan Seacrest's gumline here on HuffPo, I can be found on my blog, The Sassy Curmudgeon.

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  • Larger than it should have been, not food worn, as most are, but still thick, as if this one tooth had just took over all the other teeth along the gumline.

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  • Immediately she pointed out dense milk-colored pus, coming up from his gumline at his bottom incisors.

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  • Other risks include that overly thick veneers, particularly if not shaped properly, can leave a ridge at the gumline where bacteria can collect.

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  • In that time I developed one cavity — below the gumline adjacent to a void where a wisdom tooth once resided.

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  • Wow... speaking of Psychonauts, I think that cake is the same color as Bobby Zilch's canvas-of-decay gumline.

    Phony

  • He wore braces for months, then had a gumline-reduction procedure.

    Move Over, Mona Lisa

  • • Place the toothbrush bristles against the teeth at a slight angle toward the gumline.

    You Being Beautiful

  • On Monday I went to the dentist for a regular checkup, and while in the seat, one of my crowns ruptured under the gumline.

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  • NEVER a blemish, so when I noticed my little one's chipping enamel on the gumline and the enamel on the rear surface wearing away, I was frightened and sick.

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