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

Mohammad Asnaashari--- Department of Endodontic, School of Dentistry, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran,
Saranaz Azari-Marhabi--- Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran,
Somayeh Alirezaei--- Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran,
Nikoo Asnaashari--- Laser Application in Medical Sciences Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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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.


Keywords


tuberous sclerosis; diode laser; fibroma

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22037/2010.v4i2.4009

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