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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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This article needs additional or more specific categories. By lzser this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Teeth were temporized with a chair-side fabricated six unit splint and the patient returned for impressions one week later. All surgeries were done after explaining to the patient the aim of our study and informed consent was taken.

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Less anesthesia is needed in laser gingivectomy. Please help out by adding categories to it so that it can be listed with similar articles. Do you want to continue logged in? Group 1 includes 25 subjects in which gingivectomy was done using the Diode Laser.


Textbooks in Contemporary Dentistry. Find out what doctors are saying about LightScalpel. In Group 2, periodontal pack was placed after the surgery and was removed after one week.

Diode Laser Versus Scalpel Gingivectomy | Biomedical and Pharmacology Journal

November 03, Published online on: Group 2 show significant differences in plaque and gingival indices between the visits. YSGG gingivectomy and gingivoplasty just prior to crown preparation at the same appointment. This page was last edited on 4 March gingivvectomy, at All laser wavelengths can be used to precisely incise gingiva for restorative, cosmetic, and periodontal indications.

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 healing experience. Sometimes overgrowth of the gum can be seen during orthodontic treatment with fixed braces. The gingiva already appears well healed with stippling apparent just one week later.

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Laser Gingivectomy

In Laser the biopsies revealed densely fibrous connective tissue with fewer inflammatory cells and clearly vingivectomy suggestive of good histological healing. Bleeding was observed in the conventional gingivectomy while relatively blood-less in laser.


Also they were asked about any discomfort and difficulty during speech and eating. Related Before and After Photos YAG and CO 2 lasers must be understood to avoid collateral damage, but in properly trained hands these devices are quite effective.

Some other benefits of CO 2 laser oral surgery include less post-op swelling and discomfort, reduced scarring due to decreased activation of myofibroblasts at the wound margin in comparison with a scalpeldiminished risk of infection, shortened procedure time compared to diodesand smoother recovery. The nearly “cold cutting” effect of erbium tissue interaction creates a remarkable post-operative course. No narrative to video.

Enlargement due to systemic diseases or conditions. October 16, Manuscript accepted on: Gingivetomy mean of the plaque index in Group 1 was 1. The better control of laser, less post-operative inflammation and pain and the improved healing in the surgical site all are the benefits of using laser in surgery. Although he has numerous lasers in his Discomfort Click here to View figure.