CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Health and Allied Sciences NU 2015; 05(02): 066-068
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1703894
Case Report

TREATMENT OF ORTHODONTICALLY INDUCED GINGIVAL HYPERPLASIA BY DIODE LASER - CASE REPORT

Manavi Prabhu
1   Post Graduate, Department of Periodontics, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
,
Amitha Ramesh
2   Professor, Department of Periodontics, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
,
Biju Thomas
3   Professor & HOD, Department of Periodontics, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Nitte University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
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Abstract

It is well known that excessive gingival display in the anterior region can have a very negative impact on the patients smile and psychology. This excessive gingival display could be due to gingival enlargement or altered passive eruption of the teeth. These defects can be corrected through periodontal surgeries. This case report describes successful aesthetic crown lengthening in maxillary and mandibular anterior teeth using diode laser.



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Article published online:
22 April 2020

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