This paper reviews the factors, anatomical, pathological and physiological, which have been implicated in the aetiology of gingival recession. Changes in the root surface when exposed to the oral fluids are also reviewed, a possible mechanism for the perpetuation of recession with increase in age is suggested. © 1984.
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