SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF DEPIGMENTATION IN HYPERPIGMENTATION WITH SCRAPPING METHOD USING SURGICAL SCALPEL

Penatalaksanaan Bedah Depigmentasi pada Hiperpigmentasi dengan Metode Scrapping Menggunakan Scalpel Bedah

Authors

  • Ida Bagus Nyoman Dhedy Widyabawa Department of Periodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar, Indonesia
  • Agus Gede Sutamaya Periodontist Prima Medika Hospital, Denpasar, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46862/interdental.v17i2.2930

Keywords:

Hyperpigmentation, Gingival Depigmentation, Scraping Scalpel Surgery Technique

Abstract

Introduction: The color of healthy gingiva is often influenced by melanin pigmentation as an abnormal deposition of melanocytes located in basal and suprabasal cells. Gingival hyperpigmentation that exceeds normal causes a variety of physiological and pathological conditions. Gingival depigmentation is a periodontal surgical procedure to remove or reduce gingival hyperpigmentation by various techniques to improve aesthetics. The procedures include the use of chemicals such as 90% phenol, diamond drill abrasion, gingivectomy, soft tissue autograft, partial thickness flap, cryosurgery and laser. Case: A 19-year-old male patient came to periodontist office, after an examination he had Smoker's melanosis hyperpigmentation in the upper anterior region. Case Management: The patient was given depigmentation surgery using the scrapping method using a scalpel No. 15c. Discussion: Surgical management of gingival depigmentation with scrapping provides good esthetic results. Conclusion: It is necessary to take a proper history and adequate examination and be wise in determining the various surgical methods of depigmentation.

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Published

2022-06-26

How to Cite

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Widyabawa IBND, Sutamaya AG. SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF DEPIGMENTATION IN HYPERPIGMENTATION WITH SCRAPPING METHOD USING SURGICAL SCALPEL : Penatalaksanaan Bedah Depigmentasi pada Hiperpigmentasi dengan Metode Scrapping Menggunakan Scalpel Bedah. interdental [Internet]. 2022 Jun. 26 [cited 2024 Jul. 26];17(2):74-9. Available from: https://e-journal.unmas.ac.id/index.php/interdental/article/view/2930