International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2015, Vol. 1 Issue 2, Part A
Gingival depigmentation: Case series
AUTHOR(S): Kashyap A Patel, Sudhir S Patil, Charu Agrawal, Akash P Patel, Jigar Kalaria
ABSTRACT:Gingival pigmentation results from melanin granules which are produced by melanoblasts. Excessive gingival pigmentation is a major esthetic problem for many people. Different treatment modalities have been reported for depigmentation of gingiva such as bur abrasion, scraping, partial thickness flap, cryotherapy, electrosurgery and laser. In this case series describe four surgical techniques (bur abrasion, scraping, electrosurgery, and diode laser) for melanin depigmentation.
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Kashyap A Patel, Sudhir S Patil, Charu Agrawal, Akash P Patel, Jigar Kalaria. Gingival depigmentation: Case series. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2015;1(2):37-39.