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Clinical Application of 810nm Diode Laser to Remove Gingival Hyperplasic Lesion

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Author(s): Mohammad Asnaashari | Saranaz Azari-Marhabi | Somayeh Alirezaei | Nikoo Asnaashari

Journal: Journal of Lasers in Medical Sciences
ISSN 2008-9783

Volume: 4;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 96;
Date: 2013;
Original page

Keywords: tuberous sclerosis | diode laser | fibroma

ABSTRACT
Introduction: Several treatment options have been introduced for removal of gingival hyperplasic lesions, but using diode lasers have many advantages such as less bleeding, time saving, better shaping, improved healing and less complication for the patients.Case: A 15-year-old girl with multiple fibroma-like lesions in the oral cavity, who had a medical history of tuberous sclerosis, was selected for gingivoplasty treatment with 810nm diode laser.Result: A perfect shaping was obtained after removal of the whole lesion in one session and no recurrence was observed in 6 months.Conclusion: Using laser in the treatment of oral lesions leads to excellent wound healing along with excellent functional results.
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