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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Gingivectomy is the most common procedure performed with dental lasers. All laser wavelengths can be used to precisely incise gingiva for restorative, cosmetic, and periodontal indications.

Rapid healing and ginigvectomy pain are commonly seen post operatively and patients rarely need periodontal packing or sutures. The thermal effects of diodes, Nd: YAG and CO 2 lasers must be understood to avoid collateral damage, but in properly trained hands these devices are quite effective.


Diode Laser Versus Scalpel Gingivectomy | Biomedical and Pharmacology Journal

Erbium edlasers pulsed technology, shallow penetration, and water absorption produce a minimal thermal effect and minor procedures can gingivecfomy be achieved with no anesthetic at all. The nearly “cold cutting” effect of erbium tissue interaction creates a remarkable post-operative course. Pre-operative severe idiopathic gingival hyperplasia. The anterior teeth were highly restored with multiple restorations and resin veneers.

YSGG gingivectomy and gingivoplasty just prior to crown preparation at the same appointment. No osseous reduction was needed, as there was no biological width disruption.

Teeth were temporized with a chair-side fabricated six unit splint and the patient returned for impressions one week later. The patient complained of minor discomfort only. The gingiva already laxer well healed with stippling apparent just one week later.

Gingivectomy and ClasssV Restoration – An elderly patient lost a classV restoration while hospitalized The gingiva grew into the defect significantly.

Laser gingivectomy – Wikipedia

The patient was on Plavix and aspirin. YAG gingivectmoy allowed for precise control of the gingival margin and placement of a restoration. Fibrous gingiva growing over implant healing cap excised with Er: YAG laser at abutment placement appointment.


No anesthesia was required. Erbium lasers do not interact with titanium and can be safely used around titanium gingivecttomy.

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