A Comprehensive Treatment Approach for Chronic Generalized Periodontitis with Plaque-Induced Gingival Enlargement- Case Report

Moitri Ojha *

Department of Periodontology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Deepika Pawar Chandrashekara Rao

Department of Periodontology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Periodontitis is associated with microbial infection, which activates host-derived inflammatory mediators resulting in the attachment loss of the periodontium. In this case report, a 31-year old female with chronic generalized periodontitis and inflammatory gingival enlargement was treated by comprehensive periodontal therapy in which the initial visits targeted the control of local etiological factors. Flap surgery, in all the quadrants, was planned and was carried out subsequently. Regenerative modality was implemented in defects that were containable. The patient was followed up for three years and received supportive periodontal care. Optimal oral hygiene and patient compliance led to an improved outcome in the gingival and periodontal status of the patient.

Keywords: Periodontitis, plaque-induced gingival enlargement, dental plaque, periodontal therapies


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Ojha, Moitri, and Deepika Pawar Chandrashekara Rao. 2023. “A Comprehensive Treatment Approach for Chronic Generalized Periodontitis With Plaque-Induced Gingival Enlargement- Case Report”. Asian Journal of Dental Sciences 6 (1):105-15. https://journalajds.com/index.php/AJDS/article/view/135.

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