gingivectomy

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gin·gi·vec·to·my

 (jĭn′jə-vĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. gin·gi·vec·to·mies
Surgical removal of gum tissue.
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gingivectomy

(ˌdʒɪndʒɪˈvɛktəmɪ)
n
(Surgery) surgical removal of the gingiva
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gin•gi•vec•to•my

(ˌdʒɪn dʒəˈvɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical removal of gum tissue.
[1925–30]
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Translations

gin·gi·vec·to·my

n. gingivectomía, resección de la encía.
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gingivectomy

n gingivectomía
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Nd: YAG and C[O.sub.2] lasers can be used for gingivectomies in SWS patients with good safety.
The most common treatment is surgical correction which includes gingivectomies and/or Le Fort I maxillary osteotomies with impaction for skeletal vertical maxillary excess.
Current management of drug-induced gingival overgrowth typically is carried out through surgical procedures like gingivectomies. Surgical procedures are associated with inherent risks, including but not limited to, complications of anesthesia, severe post-operative bleeding, prolonged healing periods in immunocompromised patients and increased risk of infection.