A fibroma is a benign scar like reaction due to persistent long standing irritation in the mouth resulting in an increase in connective tissue at the site of repeated trauma.
Taking into consideration the excellent clinical outcome, the dental diode lasers can be considered as a better and acceptable alternative for excision of pericoronal flap.
Diode dental laser is very safe and useful for esthetic soft tissue management and thus it increases patient’s compliance and satisfaction.
Diode lasers can be a useful alternative to larger surgical lasers.Their small size and low cost are distinct advantages.Laser application makes it possible to reduce apprehension and fear especially in pediatric and geriatric patients.
Tongue-tie (ankyloglossia) is a congenital condition that restricts the tongue's range of motion. An unusually short, thick or tight band of tissue (lingual frenulum) attaches the bottom of the tongue's tip to the floor of the mouth, causing difficulties in infants to adulthood through adolescence. Breast-feeding in infants, difficulty while eating, speaking, swallowing malocclusion, sleep apnea are few to mention.
Gingival hyperpigmentation is a common esthetical concern in patients with gummy smile or excessive gingival display. It is an overproduction of melanin, beyond the normal expected degree in the oral mucosa, induced by various causes.