gingivoplasty

gingivoplasty

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

(jĭn′jə-vō-plăs′tē)
n.
The surgical reshaping and recontouring of gum tissue for cosmetic, physiological, or functional purposes.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

gin·gi·vo·plas·ty

(jin'ji-vō-plas-tē)
Surgical procedure that reshapes gingival tissue to attain esthetic and physiologic form.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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"Gum contouring, also known as gingivoplasty or aesthetic crown lengthening, is a surgical procedure on the gums to alter their health, shape or general aesthetics.
Type A Botulinum Toxin as Complement to Gingivoplasty in the Treatment of Gummy Smile.
In addition to strict plaque control measures, gingivectomy or gingivoplasty may be indicated.
8 Surgical methods include use of rotary curettage, conventional surgery such as gingivoplasty, electro - surgery and use of lasers e.g.
Tissue biopsies from the controls were obtained during tooth extraction and gingivoplasty. The control group was consisted of individuals with neither kidney diseases nor CsA therapy, but with a verified periodontal disease where the average loss of attachment was 1.98.
In the present case, GE began when the patient was less than 1 year old, & she had gingivectomy & gingivoplasty at 6 years.
As well as being useful in crown restoration, lasers can be used in the required tissue surgery and endodontic therapy (gingivoplasty, gingivectomy, crown lengthening) [Sarver and Yanosky, 2005; Schoop et al., 2007] as they are able to incise, cut, ablate, and reshape the soft tissue with no or minimal bleeding and less pain than is induced by traditional methods.
* In severe cases, gingivec- tomy and gingivoplasty may be needed * Control hyperglycemia (initiate or adjust doses of glucose lowering oral agents/insulin) * Manage pain * Oral health and diabetes education Periodontitis is * Improve oral health, which often preceded by might require scaling and gingivitis and may polishing become chronic (pyorrhea).
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] DAY Treatment Wednesday Consult upon arrival in San Francisco from Albuquerque, NM Thursday Surgery One at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) Hospital * 27 crown preparations and impressions * Extractions: #1, #16, #18, #32, palataly impacted #13 * Root canal therapy: #6, #7, #11 * 4 quadrants: gingivoplasty, and root planing Friday, Saturday, and Mandy and her family enjoyed the weekend Sunday touring San Francisco Monday Surgery Two at CPMC Delivery of 27 porcelain-fused-to-gold crowns Tuesday Mandy returned home to New Mexico with her case complete
Chronic inflammatory gingival overgrowths: laser gingivectomy and gingivoplasty. J Int Oral Health.