gingivectomy

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gingivectomy

[‚jin·jə′vek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Excision of a portion of the gingiva.
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Periodontists currently use lasers in osseous surgery, gingivectomies and frenectomies without the need for anesthesia or sutures, as well as gingival curettage, implant placement, removal of fibromas and other oral lesions, and soft tissue crown lengthening.
2007] used this laser to perform treatments on orthodontic patients, including fraenectomies, fenestrations of unerupted teeth and gingivectomies, with excellent results.
Postoperative pain experience after gingivectomies using different combinations of local anaesthetic agents and periodontal dressings.