Complication After Cryosurgery Treatment for Gingival Melanin Pigmentation: A Case Report


Ozcan M., İŞLER S. Ç. , Bozkaya S., Ozcan G.

CLINICAL ADVANCES IN PERIODONTICS, vol.5, no.1, pp.56-60, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/cap.2013.120124
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL ADVANCES IN PERIODONTICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.56-60

Abstract

Introduction: Gingival melanin pigmentation (GMP) is considered a physiologic or racial situation. Complaints of " black gums" are common, and demands for depigmentation are usuallymade for esthetic reasons. In this case report, a cryosurgical depigmentation procedure is described and the effectiveness and complications of cryosurgery are examined.