Learn about the causes of gingival enlargement and some of the benefits of LightScalpel CO2 laser gingivectomies. Laser gingivectomy for treatment of gingival hyperplasia. A, Presurgical view. B, Ten days after the laser procedure. The cause of the hyperplasia was lack of. One of these is gingivectomy and it is the main topic discussed in this article. It is a dental procedure that is done with a hard tissue laser or old gold standard.

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Pre-operative severe idiopathic gingival hyperplasia. Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics. The tissue removed during the surgery had been sent for histopathological examination.

Hyperplasia is an abnormal increase in volume of a tissue caused by the formation and growth of new normal cells in a normal arrangement. Erbium edlasers pulsed technology, shallow penetration, and water absorption produce a minimal thermal effect and minor procedures can sometimes be achieved with no anesthetic at all.

YAG laser[2] Er: YSGG laser[4] and CO 2 lasers[5] [6] can perform this procedure, offering a precise, stable, bloodless, often less painful, and accelerated laxer experience.

Yingivectomy and ClasssV Restoration – An elderly patient lost a classV restoration while hospitalized The gingiva grew into the defect significantly. First of all the surgery was easier and quicker in Laser than lasr gingivectomy.


Bacterial growth in group 1. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Deciding whether to do a conventional gingivectomy by scalpel or to use laser depends on many factors, in our study we compared between the two methods.

Laser gingivectomy

Gingivectomy is a surgical procedure of excising the unsupported gingival tissue to a level where it is attached and create a lasfr gingival margin that is apical to the old position. November 03, Published online on: All surgeries were done after explaining to the patient the aim of our study and informed consent was taken. Lasers in Dentistry—Current Concepts.

Bleeding was observed in the conventional gingivectomy while relatively blood-less in laser. Group 2 show significant differences in plaque and gingival indices between the visits.

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Find out what doctors are saying about LightScalpel. Group 1 show no significant differences in plaque and gingival means between the visits, the bacteriological examination showed no growth of bacteria and histological examination revealed less inflammatory cells than Group 2. Doctor Testimonials Gnigivectomy Testimonials.

YAG and the Erbium: Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. Scaling and polishing were done to all the participants prior to the surgery. Teeth were temporized with a chair-side fabricated six unit splint and the patient returned for impressions one week later. Using the t-test, there was a high significant difference between the means of the plaque index and a significant difference in the means of the gingival index at the 2nd and the gingivectojy visits in Group 2, while there were no significant differences between the means of the plaque index as well as the gingival index in Group 1.

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The patient complained of minor discomfort only. YAG gingivectmoy allowed for precise control of the gingival margin and placement of a restoration. In Laser the biopsies revealed densely fibrous connective tissue with fewer inflammatory cells and clearly re-epithelization suggestive of good histological healing.

The progression is often slow and painless, although in advanced cases gingival bleeding and oral malodor can arise, indicating an oral infection secondary to periodontal disease. Neoplastic enlargement benign or malignant tumor. Please help out by adding categories to it so that it can be listed gingivectoy similar articles.

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Though scalpel remains the gold standard choice in gingivectomy but Diode laser may have some advantages over it. The subjects in Group 2 all experienced some discomfort in speech and eating after the surgery and before the removal of the periodontal pack, while in Group 1 none of the patient lqser any discomfort.