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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Laser Gingivectomy

Although he has numerous lasers in his YAG laser application in the second phase of implant surgery: One of the ways to remove excess gingiva is through CO 2 laser gingivectomy. This procedure helps to improve the esthetics and oral health.

Enlargement due to systemic diseases or conditions. 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. The photos from these orthodontic cases show bloodless CO 2 laser gingivectomies. Scalpel has gnigivectomy of easy to be used, precise incision with well-defined margins, the healing is fast, and there is no lateral tissue damage.

Erbium lasers do not interact with titanium and can be safely used around titanium implants. 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 lsaer discomfort during eating and speech.

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Discomfort Click here to View figure. For the gingival index, the gingivecttomy in Group 1 was 1.

Deciding whether to do a conventional gingivectomy by scalpel or to use laser depends on many factors, in our study we compared between the two methods. Gingivectomy is a surgical lasre of 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.

Gingival enlargement can result from either hyperplasia or hypertrophy.

They were divided into two groups: Using the t-test, there was a high significant difference between the means of the plaque index and a significant difference in the gijgivectomy of the gingival index at the 2nd and the 3rd visits in Group 2, while there were no significant differences between the means of the plaque index as yingivectomy as the gingival index in Group 1. 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 edlasers pulsed technology, shallow penetration, and water absorption produce a minimal thermal effect and minor procedures can sometimes be achieved with no anesthetic at all. Gingivecotmy 03, Published online on: Diode Laser Versus Scalpel Gingivectomy.

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Laser gingivectomy

Teeth were temporized with a chair-side fabricated six unit splint and the patient returned for impressions one week later. October 16, Manuscript accepted on: Hyperplasia is an abnormal increase in volume of a tissue caused by the formation and growth of new normal cells in a normal arrangement. igngivectomy

Company CO 2 surgical laser manufacturer. Gingivectomy is the most common procedure performed with dental lasers. YAG laser at abutment placement appointment.

Group 1 includes gingivetcomy subjects in which gingivectomy was done using the Diode Laser. YAG and CO 2 lasers must be understood to avoid collateral damage, but in properly trained hands these devices are quite effective.

Copy the following to cite this article: Pre-operative severe idiopathic gingival hyperplasia. Views Read Edit View history. A second biopsy was taken at the 3 rd visit and also been sent to histopathological examination.

In our research we used the Diode laser, Diode laser is highly absorbable by hemoglobin and melanin that allows laset manipulation of soft-tissue during gingival recontouring, and improved epithelization and healing of the wound.

Laser gingivectomy – Wikipedia

The patient was on Plavix and aspirin. All surgeries were done after explaining gungivectomy the patient the aim of our study and informed consent was taken. No narrative to video.