Comparison of Nd:YAG Laser and Surgical Stripping for Treatment of Gingival Hyperpigmentation: A Clinical Trial.

@article{Basha2015ComparisonON,
  title={Comparison of Nd:YAG Laser and Surgical Stripping for Treatment of Gingival Hyperpigmentation: A Clinical Trial.},
  author={Mohammed Irfan Basha and Rashmi Vivek Hegde and S. Sankar Sumanth and Salman Sayyed and Anupriya Tiwari and Sangeeta Muglikar},
  journal={Photomedicine and laser surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={33 8},
  pages={
          424-36
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to evaluate and compare surgical stripping and neodymium-doped: yttrium, aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG) laser techniques for gingival depigmentation and to evaluate their effect on repigmentation. BACKGROUND DATA Gingival depigmentation is often associated with repigmentation. Recurrence of pigmentation differs according to different treatment modalities. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this study, 40 maxillary sites from 20 patients presenting bilateral melanin… CONTINUE READING
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