Gingival hyperplasia

What is Gingival hyperplasia?

Gingival enlargement, (also termed gingival overgrowth, hypertrophic gingivitis, gingival hyperplasia, or gingival hypertrophy, and sometimes abbreviated to GO), is an increase in the size of the gingiva (gums). It is a common feature of gingival disease. Gingival enlargement can be caused by a number of factors, including inflammatory conditions and the side effects of certain medications. The treatment is based on the cause. A closely related term is epulis, denoting a localized tumor (i.e. lump) on the gingiva.

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My dentist last March 7 did a cut on my both gums because my gums overlapped on my molar. I have my braces adjusted too last week. The cutted gums...

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Thanks for asking the query,

As described by you orthodontic braces had created trauma to the soft tissue leading to gingival hyperplasia . It...

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You have my meds list and have responded to my initial questions. My ID is hcmg 780115. Since your response, I have got advice from my periodonist....

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I have tonsillitis and I’m on antibiotics for it. On the bottom row of my teeth my gums are slightly swollen and overlapping my very back tooth on...

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acc. to your symptoms you are presenting here this may be pericoronitis.
That is swollen gums around the erupting wisdom tooth....

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