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Puberty Induced Gingival Enlargement

Siddharth Tevatia*

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000126

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    • Department of Periodontology & oral Implantology, ITS Dental College, India

    *Corresponding author: Siddharth Tevatia, Department of Periodontology and oral Implantology, ITS Dental College, Muradnagar, India

Received: June 06, 2017   Published: June 13, 2017

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Gingival hyperplasia is an atypical increase in the number of healthy cells in normal arrangement in a tissue. Gingival hyperplasia can be the result of unusual tissue response to the inflammation caused by local irritants, such as plaque and calculus; systemic disturbances, such as hormonal changes; or medications specifically cyclosporine, nifedipine and phenytoin.

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