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Santosh University Journal of Health Sciences


Gingival Depigmentation: A Case Report


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Author Details : Shobhit Arora, Shweta Bali, Meenu Taneja, Priyanka Aggarwal, Vaibhav Joshi, Shweta Sinha

Volume : 1, Issue : 2, Year : 2015

Article Page : 106-108


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Abstract

Gingival pigmentation which is caused by deposition of melanin pigment is a major esthetic concern for many people. Though, it is not a medical problem, many people complain of dark gums as non-esthetic. Esthetic gingival depigmentation can be performed in such patients with excellent results. A case is reported here in which a simple and effective surgical depigmentation was performed with a scalpel surgery.

Key Words
: Gingival depigmentation, Gingiva, Melanin

How to cite : Arora S, Bali S, Taneja M, Aggarwal P, Joshi V, Sinha S, Gingival Depigmentation: A Case Report. Santosh Univ J Health Sci 2015;1(2):106-108

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