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Meaning of "gingivectomy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GINGIVECTOMY

gingivectomy  [ˌdʒɪndʒɪˈvektəmɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GINGIVECTOMY

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Gingivectomy is a noun.
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WHAT DOES GINGIVECTOMY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gingivectomy

Gingivectomy means excision of the gingiva. By removing the pocket wall, gingivectomy provides visibility and accessibility for complete calculus removal and thorough smoothing of the roots, creating a favorable environment for gingival healing and restoration of a physiologic gingival contour. Indications ▪ Elimination of suprabony pockets ▪ Elimination of gingival enlargements ▪ Elimination of suprabony periodontal abscesses. Contraindications ▪ Need for bone surgery ▪ When bottom of the pocket is apical to the Mucogingival junction ▪ Esthetic considerations, particularly in anterior region of Maxilla Gingivectomy can be performed by various techniques. ▪ Surgical gingivectomy ▪ Gingivectomy by electrosurgery ▪ Laser gingivectomy ▪ Gingivectomy by chemosurgery...

Definition of gingivectomy in the English dictionary

The definition of gingivectomy in the dictionary is surgical removal of the gingiva.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GINGIVECTOMY


craniectomy
ˌkreɪnɪˈektəmɪ
endarterectomy
enˌdɑːtəˈrektəmɪ
hemorrhoidectomy
ˌhemərɔɪˈdektəmɪ
hysterectomy
ˌhɪstəˈrɛktəmɪ
keratectomy
ˌkerəˈtektəmɪ
laminectomy
ˌlæmɪˈnɛktəmɪ
lipectomy
lɪˈpektəmɪ
lobectomy
ləʊˈbɛktəmɪ
lumpectomy
lʌmˈpɛktəmɪ
mastectomy
mæˈstɛktəmɪ
meniscectomy
ˌmenɪˈsektəmɪ
myomectomy
ˌmaɪəˈmɛktəmɪ
pancreatectomy
ˌpænkrɪəˈtektəmɪ
pinealectomy
ˌpɪnɪəˈlektəmɪ
sigmoidectomy
ˌsɪɡmɔɪdˈektəmɪ
splenectomy
splɪˈnɛktəmɪ
thyroidectomy
ˌθaɪrɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ
topectomy
tɒˈpektəmɪ
vasectomy
væˈsɛktəmɪ
vitrectomy
vɪˈtrektəmɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GINGIVECTOMY

gingerbread man
gingerbread plum
gingerbread tree
gingerbready
gingerliness
gingerly
gingerous
gingerroot
gingersnap
gingery
gingham
gingili
gingiva
gingivae
gingival
gingivitis
gingko
ginglimoid
ginglymi
ginglymus

WORDS THAT END LIKE GINGIVECTOMY

adenoidectomy
adrenalectomy
anatomy
appendectomy
cholecystectomy
cystectomy
embolectomy
gastrectomy
hepatectomy
laryngectomy
nephrectomy
oophorectomy
orchiectomy
ovariectomy
phlebectomy
pneumonectomy
prostatectomy
rhytidectomy
sympathectomy
thymectomy
tonsillectomy

Synonyms and antonyms of gingivectomy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gingivectomy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GINGIVECTOMY

Find out the translation of gingivectomy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gingivectomy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gingivectomy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

牙龈
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gingivectomía
570 millions of speakers

English

gingivectomy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

gingivectomy
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اللثة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гингивэктомия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gingivectomy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

gingivectomy
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gingivectomie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gingivectomy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gingivektomie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

歯肉切除
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

gingivectomy
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gingivectomy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gingivectomy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஈறுவெட்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जिंजेवक्टोमी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gingivektomi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gengivectomia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Gingiwektomia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гінгівектомія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gingivectomie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ουλεκτομές
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gingivectomy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gingivectomy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gingivectomy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gingivectomy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GINGIVECTOMY»

The term «gingivectomy» is normally little used and occupies the 116.933 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GINGIVECTOMY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gingivectomy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GINGIVECTOMY»

Discover the use of gingivectomy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gingivectomy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Atlas of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Periodontal Surgery
Gingivectomy is the excisional removal of gingival tissue for pocket reduction or elimination. The technique has, as its main advantages, simplicity, and ease of mastery. Gingivoplasty is the reshaping of the gingiva to attain a more physiologic ...
Edward S. Cohen, 2007
2
Essentials of Clinical Periodontology and Periodontics
CONTRAINDICATIONS Gingivectomy and gingivoplasty are not indicated in the following situations: 1 . In the presence of thick alveolar edges, interdental craters or bizarre crestal bone form. 2. When infrabony pockets are present. 3 .
Shantipriya Reddy, 2008
3
Periodontology
Gingivectomy and Gingivoplasty The gingivectomy (GV) was formerly a frequently performed surgical procedure; however, it has lost most of its significance as a procedure in the treatment of periodontitis today. The goal of the GV operation is ...
Herbert F. Wolf, Klaus H. Rateitschak, 2005
4
Foundations of Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist
Procedure Description A. The gingivectomy is a surgical procedure designed to excise or to remove gingival tissue and was used for many years in periodontics as a primary treatment modality. B. Figure 21-7 shows a series of drawings that ...
Jill Shiffer Nield-Gehrig, Donald E. Willmann, 2007
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Delmar's Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach
The accepted rationale for periodontal surgery has been to arrest the disease process, reduce the peri- odontium to a level that is easier for the patient to keep clean, and perform effective scaling and root planing procedures. Gingivectomy A  ...
Donna J. Phinney, Judy H. Halstead, 2003
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Periodontology: The Essentials
Critical Assessment Postoperative complications are more frequent after gingivectomy procedures than after other periodontal surgical interventions: – Secondary wound healing generally requires a periodontal dressing (CoePak).
Hans-Peter Mueller, 2011
7
Competency Skills for the Dental Assistant
The procedure for a gingivectomy is to remove the unattached, inflamed, necrotic tissue, removing irritating calculus and deposits, and packing the area with a soothing palliative dressing to permit regrowth of new, healthy tissue.
Charline M. Dofka, 1995
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Oral Radiosurgery: An Illustrated Clinical Guide
GINGIVECTOMY AND GINGIVOPLASTY ON HYPERPLASTIC TISSUE A gingivectomy is a surgical procedure performed to eliminate gingival pockets and unsupported gingival tissue in inflammatory periodontal disease. The gingivectomy is ...
Jeffrey A. Sherman, 1997
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Periodontology
Disadvantages: Tissue loss (gingival margin, interdental) resulting from flap creation and the internal gingivectomy. Regenerative Therapies, e. g., CTR Advantages: An attempt to regenerate periodontal tissues; attachment gain.
Herbert F. Wolf, Thomas M. Hassell, 2006
10
Clinical Cases in Periodontics
A. The gingivectomy procedure was first recognized by Robicsek [8] (straight incision technique) as an alternative surgical approach to subgingival scaling for pocket therapy. Grant et al later on [9] defined gingivectomy as “the excision of the ...
Nadeem Karimbux, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GINGIVECTOMY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gingivectomy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Dr. Kathryn E. Ryan Opens New Prosthodontist Practice in …
Laser treatment can also be used for gingivectomy, soft tissue lengthening, bone cutting or contouring procedures, among many others. «Benzinga, Jul 15»
2
Quick, painless dentistry has arrived
Thus, the WaterLase is ideal for smile make-overs – fixing a gummy smile (gingivectomy) and for crown lengthening (exposing more tooth for ... «Independent Online, Jun 15»
3
Latest report on dental lasers market that is expected to grow at a …
... oral diagnosis/oral medicine, oral surgery, periodontics – gingivectomy, crown lengthening, periodontitis treatment, pediatric – restorative, ... «WhaTech, May 15»
4
Dr. Ramyar Elyassian Introduces Latest Implant Surgical Dentistry …
Using dental laser procedures, Dr. Elyassian and his team can perform such procedures as crown lengthening, gingivectomy, dental implants, ... «Newswire, May 15»
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Madonna, U2, AC/DC Seen as Grammys 2015 Performers
... colectomy palatoplasty cecostomy cholecystectomy cholecystojejunostomy gingivectomy herniorrhaphy ileostomy pancreatoduodenectomy ... «Wondering Sound, Dec 14»
6
Bothered by a 'Gummy Smile'
Fifteen years ago, she had a gingivectomy, an operation to remove some of the extra gum tissue. A month later, she was grinning broadly. «New York Times, Jul 14»
7
When a simple fall interrupts play
Treatment includes stabilizing the pulp, if necessary; removing the coronal fragment, if necessary; completing a gingivectomy or osteotomy, if necessary; ... «RDH, Mar 14»
8
CAO Group Launches New Pilot Diode Laser System
... functioning laser that performs common surgeries, including declawing, neutering/spaying, gingivectomy and other soft-tissue procedures. «PR Newswire, Nov 13»
9
Helping Athletes Stay at the Top of Their Game
Ozcelik O, Cenk Haytac M, Kunin A, Seydaoglu G. Improved wound healing by low-level laser irradiation after gingivectomy operations: a controlled clinical pilot ... «Dynamic Chiropractic, Jul 13»
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Gum Contouring Procedure Main Costs
With gum contouring (gingivectomy or gum lift procedure), the dental surgeon will remove the excess gum tissue to expose the teeth in a ... «WorlDental.org, Jul 13»

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