gingival enlargement


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gin·gi·val en·large·ment

an overgrowth (localized or diffuse) of gingival tissue, nonspecific in nature.
See also: gingival hyperplasia.

gin·gi·val en·large·ment

(jinji-văl en-lahrjmĕnt)
Overgrowth (localized or diffuse) of gingival tissue, nonspecific in nature.
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Localized gingival enlargement associated with alveolar process expansion: peripheral ossifying fibroma coincident with central odontogenic fibroma.
Calcium channel blockers may cause xerostomia, dysgeusia and gingival enlargement.
Gingival enlargement (GE) is defined as an abnormal overgrowth of gingival tissues.
Informational Paper--"Drug-Associated Gingival Enlargement.
Oral problems, including unilateral infarct of the mandible (59), (60), pulpal necrosis (59), (61), osteonecrosis (62), facial swelling (63), diastema and hypodontia (64), gingival enlargement (63), palatal pallor (65), increased risk for caries (66), osteomyelitis of the mandible (67), unilateral anesthesia (60), (62), midfacial overgrowth (65), and orofacial pain (65), (67), (68), have been reported (69).
Facial swelling and gingival enlargement in a patient with sickle cell disease.
Pregnant women can experience gingivitis, pregnancy tumors, and mild to severe gingival enlargement.
Pregnancy gingivitis and gingival enlargement are thought to be the result of a heightened response to bacteria in the mouth," said (Academy of General Dentistry) AGD spokesperson Robert Roesch.
According to an article published in the November/December 2010 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), pregnant women can experience gingivitis, pregnancy tumors, and mild to severe gingival enlargement.
Pregnancy gingivitis and gingival enlargement are thought to be the result of an heightened response to bacteria in the mouth," says Dr.
The gingival enlargement is an early manifestation of slow progressive growth that may even impair closure of the mouth.
Localized gingival enlargement associated with alveolar process expansion', peripheral ossifying fibroma coincident with central odontogenic fibroma.