ISSN: 0975-8798, 0976-156X
Tanuja P, Butchi Babu K, Murali Krishna T
Gingival hyper pigmentation is of prime aesthetic concern reported by many young patients, in day to day dental practice. Gingival depigmentation is a periodontal plastic surgical procedure whereby the gingival hyperpigmentation is removed or reduced by various techniques. Recently, laser ablation has been recognized as one of the most effective, comfortable and reliable techniques. The present case report showcases the effectiveness and thoroughness of gingival depigmentation and crown lengthening carried out with a diode laser. Depigmentation with , diode lasers can be used in periodontics because of their excellent soft tissue ablation and haemostatic characteristics.
Published Date: 2011-12-31;