gingivectomy


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gingivectomy

[‚jin·jə′vek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Excision of a portion of the gingiva.
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Four weeks after scaling and root planning, gingivectomy was planned in the maxillary palatal anterior region.
Their main uses are preparation, incision and remodeling of soft tissues such as incisional and excisional biopsies, frenectomy, gingivectomy, pre and prosthetic procedures, which can also be done with excellent hemostasis.
Effects of laser-assisted cosmetic smile lift gingivectomy on postoperative bleeding and pain in fixed orthodontic patients: a controlled clinical trial.
A treatment plan consisting of initial periodontal therapy followed by a gingivectomy procedure was planned to improve aesthetics and function.
The persisting soft GE even after the conventional therapy is best treated by gingivectomy while the persisting firm GE is best treated by flap surgery.
Treatment options may range from gingivectomy, flap surgery with or without osteotomy, apically positioned flap, or periodontal surgery with osteotomy in case of active eruption alteration (40) (table 2).
Gingivectomy and dental extraction of 61, 71, and 81 due to caries was performed when a normal general condition had been achieved (April 2009).
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.
The Pilot[TM] is extremely effective for common surgeries, including declawing, neutering/spaying, gingivectomy and other soft-tissue procedures.
Removal of the coronal fragment and supplemented with gingivectomy and osteotomy to expose the fracture in order to establish biologic width prior to restoration