gingivectomy


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gingivectomy

[‚jin·jə′vek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Excision of a portion of the gingiva.
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Then, full mouth periodontal phase 1 treatment was completed and maintenance therapy was applied to the patient before the gingivectomy operation.
Khatami, "Effects of laser-assisted cosmetic smile lift gingivectomy on postoperative bleeding and pain in fixed orthodontic patients: a controlled clinical trial," Progress in Orthodontics, vol.
An internal bevel gingivectomy was performed for the maxillary sextant.
In the present case, GE began when the patient was less than 1 year old, & she had gingivectomy & gingivoplasty at 6 years.
A decision was made to perform both maxillary and mandibular gingivectomy, although the procedure was postponed because the patient's general condition had deteriorated as the boy had signs of neurological impairment and malnutrition associated with intestinal protein depletion syndrome, and a presumed angiomatosis.
In the treatment of chronic periodontal abscesses, surgical therapy (either gingivectomy or flap procedures) has also been advocated, [6] mainly in abscesses associated with deep vertical defects, where the resolution of the abscess may only be achieved by a surgical operation [15].
It is also used as a local anaesthetic agent for treatment of postoperative pain after gingivectomy (Skoglund and Jorkjend, 1991).
Those who develop severe DIGH may eventually require invasive oral surgery, such as a gingivectomy.(1)
Surgical treatment: The classical surgical approach has been the external bevel gingivectomy. However, a total or partial internal gingivectomy approach has been suggested as an alternative.
During the same period, gingivectomy and frenectomy were performed at the Periodontal clinic for enhancing orthodontic therapy.
If sulcus more than 2 mm is observed mainly at the buccal aspect of the tooth, consider if gingivectomy procedure can be performed for teeth lengthening and create sulcus of 1.5 mm.