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The management of gingival hyperplasia on patient with orthodontic treatment

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  • Gingival Hyperplasia
  • Gingivectomy
  • Orthodontic Treatment
  • Medicine


Recently the orthodontic treatment needs had increased with the increased of community incomes. During treatment sometimes there is problem toward periodontal tissue. Fixed appliances that bonded to the teeth surface can cause difficulty in controlling the plaque especially in the marginal region that can cause the inflamation and gingival enlargement. Gingival enlargement due to the local irritation of tha plaque can be treated with plaque control, scaling, root planing until surgery intervention. The aim of the treatment with surgical intervention for gingival enlargement is to eliminate the gingival pocket so the patient can easily clean the teeth and the disease will not continue. Beside that the gingival contour will recover and become normal again

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