gingivoplasty

gingivoplasty

 [jin´jĭ-vo-plas″te]
surgical remodeling of the gingiva.

gin·gi·vo·plas·ty

(jin'ji-vō-plas'tē),
A surgical procedure that reshapes and recontours the gingival tissue to attain esthetic, physiologic, and functional form.

gingivoplasty

(jĭn′jə-vō-plăs′tē)
n.
The surgical reshaping and recontouring of gum tissue for cosmetic, physiological, or functional purposes.

gingivoplasty

[jin′jivōplas′tē]
Etymology: L, gingiva + Gk, plassein, to shape
the surgical contouring of the gum tissues and interdental papillae to restore gingival tissue to more normal form and function. Compare gingivectomy.

gin·gi·vo·plas·ty

(jin'ji-vō-plas-tē)
A surgical procedure that reshapes and recontours the gingival tissue to attain esthetic, physiologic, and functional form.

gin·gi·vo·plas·ty

(jin'ji-vō-plas-tē)
Surgical procedure that reshapes gingival tissue to attain esthetic and physiologic form.

gingivoplasty

surgical remodeling of the gingiva.
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After the healing period, gingivoplasty may be required to recontour the papilla.