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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Laser treatments in the dental field are carried out extensively during tissue repair [51] and gingivectomy procedures [52].
Hyperplastic tissue can also be surgically removed, either by traditional gingivectomy or using laser as a newer, less invasive procedure (19).
Future investigations are to be conducted to isolate and identity the pathogens involved in gingival hyperplasia, the actual role played by the deficiency of calcium or other nutrients like selenium, Vit C etc for progression of gingival hyperplasia and finally to find out efficacy of gingivectomy in chronic cases to restore normal condition.
The former includes gingivectomy, flap surgery to eliminate pockets without using regener- ative techniques and resective osseous surgery.
Radiotherapy is ineffective in JHF10 Gingival overgrowth may be treated with partial gingivectomy. Some oral and topical agents including D-penicillamine has been used in some cases9 there are some therapeutic trials with dimethyl sulfoxide, ketotifen, and calcitriol.10 patients with JHF typically have severe physical limitations, but most individuals have normal intelligence and live into adulthood.
All biopsies were obtained under local anesthesia during gingivectomy procedures, according to the guide lines of the University Dental Clinical Centre "St.
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.