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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 29-33

Gingival cosmetic resculpturing for a complete smile designing using diode laser

1 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Rama Dental College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Consultant Periodontist and Implantologist, New Delhi, India

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Vinisha Pandey
117/H-1, 312 Model Town, Pandu Nagar, Kakadeo, Kanpur - 208 005, Uttar Pradesh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0976-2868.134122

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If the teeth can be described as the canvas of a painting, then the gum tissue is the frame around the canvas. In other words, disproportionate gum tissue can make or break the smile. 'What nature gives and man forms can achieve essential harmony and benefits in right hands, like lasers in dentistry. Gum sculpturing is usually done in conjunction with veneers, as the gum is likely to just grow back down without them. The aim of this case presentation is to demonstrate an alternative method to treat one of the causes of gummy smile, by using LASER which provides us "Dentists" with so many benefits.

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