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Research Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics
Year : 2017, Volume : 9, Issue : 4
First page : ( 230) Last page : ( 232)
Print ISSN : 0975-4407. Online ISSN : 2321-5836.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2321-5836.2017.00041.6

The Management of Gingival Enlargement in Patient with Orthodontic Treatment-A Case Report

Dr. Ranga Parveen1,*, Dr. Sharma Amita2

1Senior Resident, Department of Dentistry, Shaheed Hasan Khan Govt. Medical College, Nuh, Haryana, India

2Head of the Department Department of Dentistry, Shaheed Hasan Khan Govt. Medical College, Nuh, Haryana, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: dr.parveenranga@gmail.com

Online published on 24 May, 2018.


Orthodontic treatment needs more than a year in an average to complete in straightening malalign teeth during this period proper oral hygiene maintenance required. During treatment improper oral hygeine maintenance leads to problem toward periodontal tissue. Fixed appliances that bonded to the teeth surface can cause difficulty in controlling the plaque especially in the marginal region that can cause the inflammation and gingival enlargement. Gingival enlargement due to the local irritation of the plaque can be treated with plaque control, scaling, root planing until surgery intervention. The aim of the treatment with surgical intervention for gingival enlargement is to eliminate the gingival pocket so the patient can easily clean the teeth and maintain the good oral hygiene status. Key words: gingival hyperplasia, gingivectomy, orthodontic treatment



Management, Gingival Enlargement.


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