Galore International Journal of Health Sciences and Research

Case Report

Year: 2018 | Month: October-December | Volume: 3 | Issue: 4 | Pages: 16-19

Inflammatory Gingival Enlargement and Management: A Case Report

Dr. Amit Mani1, Dr. Gowri Pendyala2, Dr. Shalakha Devkisan Maniyar3, Dr. Preeti Kale3

1Professor & HOD, 2Reader, 3Post-Graduate Student,
Department of Periodontology, Rural Dental College, Loni.

Corresponding Author: Dr. Shalakha Devkisan Maniyar


Inflammatory gingival enlargement, also synonymous with the terms gingival hyperplasia or gingival hypertrophy, can be defined as an abnormal growth of gingival tissues. It can be associated with chronic periodontitis. The present case report describes a case of long standing gingival enlargement in a systemically healthy, non-syndromic young female involving the anterior region of both the arches. Surgical therapy was carried out to provide a good aesthetic outcome. No recurrence was reported at the end of one year recall.

Key words: Gingival enlargement, inflammatory enlargement.

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