gingivectomy


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gingivectomy

[‚jin·jə′vek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Excision of a portion of the gingiva.
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In the present case, GE began when the patient was less than 1 year old, & she had gingivectomy & gingivoplasty at 6 years.
These include incision/excision associated with gingivectomy, gingivoplasty, implant exposure, and removal of abnormal tissue and reducing bacteria as a supporting measure in periodontal, peri-implant or endodontic procedures as well as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of aphthous ulcers.
2009]: tooth margin preparation, indirect or direct pulp capping, decontamination of infected root canals, treatment of soft tissue defects (after luxation), micro-gingival surgery, gingivectomy and surgical cutting (to remove a tooth fragment).
For example, more power is needed for a gingivectomy as an alternative treatment for periodontal pocket reduction.
The Pilot Diode Laser, with its surgical hand piece, is a highly functioning laser that performs common surgeries, including declawing, neutering/spaying, gingivectomy and other soft-tissue procedures.
gingivectomy (when needed for the restoration) (Fig.
In Los Angeles, cosmetic dental surgeries like gingivectomy, crown lengthening and dental implants have become a common aspect of life; however, that doesn't mean L.
The fracture surface is then exposed by means of gingivectomy or osteotomy and a prosthetic restoration is carried out.