Gingivectomy

the removal of soft tissue surrounding the tooth; typically used in the treatment of periodontal disease.
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Gingivectomy

surgical removal of a diseased part of the gums
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gingivectomy

<procedure> 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. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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gingivectomy

(jin″jĭ-vek┬┤tә-me) surgical excision of all loose infected and diseased gingival tissue to eradicate periodontal infection and reduce the depth of the gingival sulcus.
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gingivectomy

gingivectomy Surgical excision of the gingiva (the gum around a teeth) at the level of its attachment, thus creating new marginal gingiva. This procedure is used to eliminate gingival or periodontal (gum) pockets or to provide an approach for extensive surgical interventions, and to gain access necessary to remove calculus within the pocket.
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Gingivectomy

The excision or removal of gingiva.
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Gingivectomy

The removal of gingiva (gum).
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gingivectomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: jin′ji-vek′tŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Surgical resection of unsupported gingival tissue. Synonyms: gum resection
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Gingivectomy

Gingivectomy is a form of gum surgery. It is best described as the surgical removal of gingiva. Healthy gums are an important part of a person's general oral hygiene and appearance. Sometimes in certain people the gums can grow and build up over the front surface of a tooth. This formation of extra gum can change the balance between the length of t...
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Gingivectomy

Gingivectomy means excision of the gingiva. By removing the pocket wall, gingivectomy provides visibility and accessibility for complete calculus removal and thorough smoothing of the roots, creating a favorable environment for gingival healing and restoration of a physiologic gingival contour. Indications Contraindications Gingivectomy can be per...
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gingivectomy

The excision or removal of gingiva.
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Gingivectomy

The surgical removal of gum tissue.
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Gingivectomy

The removal of gingiva (gum).
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