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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Do you want to continue logged in? The photos from these orthodontic cases show bloodless CO 2 laser gingivectomies. False enlargement can be caused by underlying unerupted teeth or bony protuberances pushing the gingiva outward. YAG laser application in the second phase of gingivetomy surgery: A second biopsy was taken at the 3 rd visit and also been sent to histopathological examination. 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.

For the gingival index, the mean in Group 1 was 1. Contact Information 1 Gingival enlargement can result from either hyperplasia or hypertrophy. Fifty subjects with an age range from years old had participated in this study, they were all systemically healthy, nonsmoker, and they were diagnosed as having plaque-induced gingivitis and gingival enlargement. Gingivectomy is a surgical procedure gongivectomy excising the unsupported gingival tissue to a level where it is attached and create a new gingival margin that is apical to the old position.

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Gingival Enlargement Gingival enlargement can result from either hyperplasia or hypertrophy. Less anesthesia is needed in laser gingivectomy. The progression is often slow and painless, although in advanced cases gingival bleeding and oral malodor can arise, indicating an oral infection secondary to periodontal disease. Erbium lasers do not interact with titanium and can be safely used around titanium implants.

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Related Before and After Photos YSGG laser during restorative procedures”. Tongue-Ties and Sleep Issues and More! Diode Laser Versus Scalpel Gingivectomy. This procedure helps to improve the esthetics and oral health. Bacterial growth in Group2 Click here to View figure. For many years, scalpel were been used in performing gingivectomy in which small surgical blades and other periodontal surgical instruments were used to cut the tissue and place the gingival margin in a more ideal position 4.

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Scalpel has advantages of easy to be used, precise incision with well-defined margins, the healing is fast, and there is no lateral tissue damage. In Laser the biopsies revealed densely fibrous connective tissue with fewer inflammatory cells and clearly re-epithelization suggestive of good histological healing.

Bleeding was observed in the conventional gingivectomy while relatively blood-less in laser. Terms, pricing, specifications and availability are subject to change without notice. YAG and CO 2 lasers must be understood to avoid collateral damage, but in properly trained hands these devices are quite effective. Biomed Pharmacol J ;10 4. Made in the USA.

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Find out what doctors are saying about LightScalpel. Group 1 includes 25 subjects in which gingivectomy was done using the Diode Laser. Gigivectomy he has numerous lasers in his Hyperplasia is an abnormal increase in volume of a tissue caused by the formation and growth of new normal cells in a normal arrangement.

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Bacterial growth in group 1 Click here to View figure. This study was done to examine the differences between using Diode laser and scalpel in performing gingivectomy, and to evaluate the differences in bacterial count in the surgical area and patient perception regarding the need of taking pain killer following the surgery and the presence of discomfort during ggingivectomy and speech. Laser gingivectomy is laaer dental procedure that recontours or scalpels the gingival tissue to improve long term dental health or aesthetics.

YAG laser[3] Er,Cr: Your session is about to expire. The patient was on Plavix and aspirin.

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The thermal effects of diodes, Nd: YAG gingivectmoy allowed for precise control of the gingival margin and placement of a restoration. Neoplastic enlargement benign or malignant tumor.

Compend Contin Educ Dent. Pre-operative severe idiopathic gingival hyperplasia. Have any questions about LightScalpel lasers? The better control of laser, less post-operative inflammation and pain and gingigectomy improved healing in the surgical site all are the benefits of using laser in surgery. Procedure done by Dr. The biopsy taken immediately during the conventional gingivectomy shown dense fibrous connective tissue stroma and stratified squamous epithelium while the laser biopsy showed necrotic epithelium and burning like appearance with no clear demarcation between layers.