Journal of Case Reports in Dental Medicine
Vol 1, No 1 (2019)

The aesthetic management of gingival enlargement and hyperpigmentation in maxillary anterior region: a case report

Kurnia, Shafira (Unknown)

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Publish Date
02 May 2019


Objective: To describe the aesthetic treatment stage of gingival enlargement with gingival hyperpigmentation. Determination of the type of action detail will assist many clinicians in diagnosis and treat gingival enlargement with hyperpigmentation.Methods: The 17-year-old male patient, coming with his enlarged gums. Patients claimed to have no hypertension, blood disorders, diabetes and hepatitis. After general check-up and early treatment, gingivectomy and gingival depigmentation were performed using scalpel no. 15c. The oral administration administered was 500mg tid amoxicillin and 500mg tid.prn mefenamic acid.Results: after gingivectomy has performed multiple diastema appears and suggested orthodontia treatment. Conclusion: The combination of gingivectomy treatment with gingival depigmentation may be performed simultaneously using a scalpel periodontal instrument.Keywords: Gingival enlargement, Gingival hyperpigmentation, Gingivectomy, Gingival depigmentation

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Journal of Case Reports in Dental Medicine is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes case reports and case series in all areas of dentistry, medical, including periodontal diseases, dental implants, oral pathology, as well as oral and maxillofacial surgery, pedodontics, conservative ...