What is Gingivectomy?

Gingivectomy means excision of the gingiva. By removing the pocket wall, gingivectomy provides visibility and accessibility for complete calculus removal and thorough smoothing of the roots, creating a favorable environment for gingival healing and restoration of a physiologic gingival contour.



Gingivectomy can be performed by various techniques.

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Im having terrible mouth gum swelling, and I know it is not because i am not brushing or flossing my teeths because I am very precousious with...

doctor1 MD

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inflammatory gingival hyperplasia, scaling,surgery

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Thanks for your query. I have gone through your query.
As far as...

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Area between top two front teeth has remained irritaited ever since an aggressive sonic cleaning of my teeth about 6 months ago. I would guess it...

doctor1 MD

Hi Darrell,

since the time period written in your is long i.e 6 months.

if it is because of irritation, then it would have gone after deep...

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hello doctor,
i had gum smile, i wanted to design my smile so i had gingivectomy after that I got veneers
i had gingivectomy surgery one month ago...

doctor1 MD

Hi. Welcome to Healthcaremagic.
I read your query. As you mentioned having a yellow spot on gums after having gingivectomy and veeners, have you...

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