Gingival overgrowth can be defined as an abnormal excessive growth of gingival tissues. Patients undergoing orthodontic therapy most commonly witness gingival overgrowth due to difficult oral hygiene maintenance. A patient of a 28 yrs old male who was referred to the department of Periodontology with maxillary palatal gingival enlargement associated with palatal crib orthodontic therapy is being reported. To achieve satisfactory aesthetics, gingivectomy by ledge and wedge technique was opted as choice of treatment. Post operative examination revealed normal, clinically healthy gingiva.
Key words: Gingival Overgrowth, Palatal Crib.
Received: 9 January, 2019 Revised: 17 February, 2019 Accepted: 18 February, 2019
Corresponding Author: Dr. Manoj Kumar Srivastava, Assistant professor, Department of General Surgery, Hind Institute of medical science Ataria Sitapur U.P., India.
This article may be cited as: Maurya AK, Srivastava MK. Severe Gingival Overgrowth associated with Palatal Crib Appliance: A Case Report. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2019;7(5): 7-10.