Split Mouth Gingival Depigmentation with Scalpel and Diode Laser: A Comparative Study

@inproceedings{Dey2017SplitMG,
  title={Split Mouth Gingival Depigmentation with Scalpel and Diode Laser: A Comparative Study},
  author={Dr.Suneethi Margaret Dey and Dr.Nagarathna D.V and Dr.Catherine Jacob and Dr.Jenny Susan Roy},
  year={2017}
}
Melanin pigmentation often occurs in the gingiva as a result of excess deposition of melanin, due to which the gingiva appears black. Though, it is not pathological, many people complain of dark gums as unaesthetic. Gingiva is the most frequently pigmented intraoral tissue, with more pigmentation concentrated in the incisor region which may interfere with the smile line and patient may feel conscious about the appearance. In such patients, aesthetic periodontal plastic surgery can give… CONTINUE READING