PDF: Gingival Hyperplasia a Sequalae of Orthodontic Therapy- A case report


Gingival enlargement, also relates with the terms gingival hyperplasia or hypertrophy, it can be defined as an abnormal excessive growth of gingival tissues. 



A case report of a female who was 22 years old approached the department of periodontology with maxillary and mandibular chronic inflammatory gingival enlargement associated with prolonged orthodontic therapy. 


To achieve satisfactory aesthetics surgical therapy was opted as choice of treatment. Before and after the surgical therapy the critical factors like patient motivation was considered important for better results of the treatment.

Amrinder S Tuli1 and Nitin Bhatnagar2*
Proffesor, Department of Periodontics and Implantology, Seema Dental College and Hospital, Rishikesh, India
Post-Graduate Final Year, Department of Periodontics and Implantology, Seema Dental College and Hospital, Rishikesh, India
*Corresponding Author: Nitin Bhatnagar, Post-Graduate Final Year, Department of Periodontics and Implantology, Seema Dental
College and Hospital, Rishikesh, India.
Received: April 10, 2018; Published: May 29, 2018