Learn about the causes of gingival enlargement and some of the benefits of LightScalpel CO2 laser gingivectomies. Laser gingivectomy for treatment of gingival hyperplasia. A, Presurgical view. B, Ten days after the laser procedure. The cause of the hyperplasia was lack of. One of these is gingivectomy and it is the main topic discussed in this article. It is a dental procedure that is done with a hard tissue laser or old gold standard.
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Enlargement due to systemic diseases or conditions. Have any questions about LightScalpel lasers? Less anesthesia is needed in laser gingivectomy.
Also they were asked about any discomfort and difficulty during speech and eating. November 03, Published online on: Using the t-test, there was a high significant difference between the means of the plaque index and a significant difference in the means of the gingival index at the 2nd and the 3rd visits in Group 2, while there were no significant differences between the means of the plaque index as well as the gingival index in Group 1.
In our research we used the Diode laser, Diode laser is highly absorbable by hemoglobin and melanin that allows easy manipulation of soft-tissue during gingival recontouring, and improved epithelization and healing of the wound.
All laser wavelengths can be used to precisely incise gingiva for restorative, cosmetic, and periodontal indications. Seven days later, second biopsies were taken, in conventional gingivectomy moderate fibrous connective tissue with dense inflammatory infiltrated cells.
Contact Information 1 The gingiva already appears well healed with stippling apparent just one week later.
Group 2 with 25 subjects in which scalpel had been used to perform conventional gingivectomy. Lase photos from these orthodontic cases show bloodless CO 2 laser gingivectomies. Histologically, in the biopsy taken after 7 days less infiltration of inflammatory cells had been seen in laser with a good improved epithelization, which result in reducing the scars and the contraction of the wound and thus improve the healing. They were divided into two groups: YAG laser Er: Drug-induced enlargement due to medications oaser as immunosuppresants e.
Gingival Enlargement and CO2 Laser Gingivectomy – LightScalpel
Bacterial growth in group 1 Click here to View figure. No anesthesia was required. J Am Dent Assoc. Company Who is LightScalpel? Related Before and After Photos Teeth were temporized with a chair-side fabricated six unit splint and the patient returned for impressions one week later.
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Rapid healing laseg reduced pain are commonly seen post operatively and patients rarely need periodontal packing or sutures. The better control of laser, less post-operative inflammation and pain and the improved healing in the surgical site all are the benefits of using laser in surgery.
No narrative to video. For the gingival index, the mean in Group 1 was 1. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4. For many years, scalpel were been used in performing gingivectomy in which small surgical blades and other periodontal surgical instruments were used to cut the tissue and place the gingival margin in a more ideal position 4.
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October 16, Manuscript accepted on: Erbium edlasers kaser technology, shallow penetration, and water absorption produce a minimal thermal effect and minor procedures can sometimes be achieved with no anesthetic at all. Bacterial growth in group 1.
Deciding whether to do a conventional gingivectomy by scalpel or to use laser depends on many factors, in our study we compared between the two methods.
Scaling and polishing were done to all the participants prior to the surgery. Please help out by adding categories to it so that it can be listed with similar articles. Your session is about to expire. A significant increase in the plaque index and the gingival index had been seen in patients with conventional gingivectomy when comparing the means at the day of the surgery and after week at the removal of the periodontal pack, this could be explained by the presence of periodontal pack which act as retentive factor for plaque leading to gingival inflammation.
YAG and CO 2 lasers must be understood to avoid collateral damage, but in properly trained hands these devices are quite effective.
Discomfort Click here to View figure. The biopsy taken immediately during the conventional gingivectomy shown dense fibrous connective tissue stroma and stratified squamous epithelium while the laser biopsy showed necrotic epithelium and burning like appearance with no clear demarcation between layers. Although he gingigectomy numerous lasers in his Terms, pricing, specifications and availability are subject to change without notice. This page was last edited on 4 Marchat This procedure helps to improve the esthetics and gjngivectomy health.