interdental papilla

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gingival papilla

thickening (seen as an elevation) of the gingiva that fills the interproximal space between two adjacent teeth.
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in·ter·den·tal pa·pil·la

(in'tĕr-den'tăl pă-pil'ă)
The gingiva that fills the interproximal space between two adjacent teeth.
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interdental papilla

The triangular part of the gingivae that fills the area between adjacent teeth. The papilla includes free gingiva and attached gingiva and projections seen from the lingual, buccal, or labial sides of the tooth. Synonym: interproximal papilla
See also: papilla
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gin·gi·val pa·pil·la

(jinji-văl pă-pilă) [TA]
Thickening (seen as an elevation) of gingiva that fills interproximal space between two adjacent teeth.
Synonym(s): gingival septum, interdental papilla, interproximal papilla.
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The second option consisted of the esthetic reconstruction of the anterior teeth without orthodontic movement by increasing the mesial emergence profile and the additional mesiodistal width of the lateral incisors (0.75 mm each) with HA injections to treat the interdental papilla loss.
Injection of HA fillers was planned to fill the deficient interdental papilla, because there was an excessive distance from the alveolar bone crest to the approximal contact in this case.
(8) Interdental papilla augmentation along with reconstruction of interdental bone to create appropriate support for gingival papilla has also been reported.
CONCLUSION: This novel surgical procedure combined the use of semilunar incision and platelet rich fibrin for augmenting the lost interdental papilla in the anterior esthetic zone.
(6) Drug-induced gingival overgrowth usually occurs within the first 3 months of starting drug therapy at a dose of 10mg/day and begins as an enlargement of the interdental papilla. Although few cases of amlodipine induced hyperplasia have been reported, the present case is interesting as it occurred with a low dose of amlodipine (5mg) and appeared on administration for 6 months.
The third incision is then placed interproximally to release the interdental papilla. Additional minor gingival recontouring was performed to establish symmetrical gingival margins.
Establisment of contact point too gingivally will induce inflammatory response in interdental papilla region leading to bone loss.
Bokenkamp in 19944 has given score for gingival enlargement as Grade O--No sign of gingival enlargement, Grade I--Enlargement confined to interdental papilla, Grade II--Involves papillae and marginal gingiva, Grade III--Enlargement covers % or more of the crown.Of the several drugs currently, more than 20 drugs are associated with gingival enlargements (5) and can be broadly divided into three categories--
When the lesion is found on the attached gingiva, in the areas of gingival sulcus or interdental papilla, it is known as peripheral fibroma.
The attached gingiva and interdental papilla were anesthetized using xylonor spray (lignocaine 15.0 g) and if required infiltration was done using 2% lignocaine HCl with 1:80,000 adrenaline injection.
Since this procedure includes the complete removal of the frenum, a common complication encountered with this technique is the undesireable loss of interdental papilla. Hence, the frenotomy which is a more superficial procedure, with only partial removal of the frenum and just a relocation of the attachment, is an esthetically preferable procedure lately (14).