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Gingivectomy Summary

Description: Surgical excision of the gingiva at the level of its attachment, thus creating new marginal gingiva. This procedure is used to eliminate gingival or periodontal pockets or to provide an approach for extensive surgical interventions, and to gain access necessary to remove calculus within the pocket. (Dorland, 28th ed)

Also Known As: Gingivectomies

Networked: 104 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 8 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Gingivectomy is Relevant

  1. Gingival Overgrowth : 1 outcome 2 studies in 17 results
  2. Pain (Aches) : 1 outcome in 10 results
  3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 1 outcome in 8 results
  4. Hemorrhage : 1 outcome in 8 results
  5. Gingival Fibromatosis : 1 outcome in 3 results
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Drugs Related to Gingivectomy

  1. Lidocaine (Xylocaine)
  2. Wondrpak
  3. nobetec
  4. Coe-Pak
  5. Phenytoin (Dilantin)
  6. Eugenol
  7. Tablets
  8. Prilocaine (Citanest)
  9. Mepivacaine (Carbocaine)
  10. Melanins (Melanin)
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Therapies Related to Gingivectomy

  1. Lasers (Laser)
  2. Dental Scaling
  3. Periodontal Dressings
  4. Solid-State Lasers
  5. Subgingival Curettage
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