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ISSN Print: 2394-7489, ISSN Online: 2394-7497
ICV 2018: 74.52

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2018, Vol. 4 Issue 4, Part F

Management of peripheral ossifying fibroma using electrocautery - 2 case reports

AUTHOR(S): Suchetha A, Surya Suprabhan, Divya Bhat, Apoorva SM and Darshan BM
ABSTRACT:After gingivitis and periodontitis, gingival overgrowth is one of most frequently encountered lesion of oral cavity which arises as a result of irritants such as trauma, microorganisms, plaque etc. There are certain groups of reactive hyperplasias, which develop in response to a chronic, recurring tissue injury that stimulates an exuberant or excessive tissue repair response. Of these include, Pyogenic granuloma is the most common entity responsible for causing soft tissue enlargement followed by Giant Cell Central Granuloma and Peripheral ossifying fibroma. There are many treatment modalities for gingival lesions such as Scalpel technique, Laser, Electrocautery etc. In this article we have discussed about two case reports of Peripheral Ossifying Fibroma along with its clinical, histopathological features and treatment using electrocautery. Electrocautery has been used in dentistry for many purposes such as for, Gingivectomy, pulpotomy, frenectomy, operculectomy, hemostasis etc. The main advantage of the electrocautery is its coagulative effect that provides bloodless area and clear view of the operative field. Hence it can be used as an alternative to conventional surgery.
Pages: 346-351  |  447 Views  10 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Suchetha A, Surya Suprabhan, Divya Bhat, Apoorva SM, Darshan BM. Management of peripheral ossifying fibroma using electrocautery - 2 case reports. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2018;4(4):346-351.
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