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CASE REPORT

Laser-assisted Pink Esthetic Management for an Orthodontic Patient

Vidyaa Hari Iyer

Citation Information : Iyer VH. Laser-assisted Pink Esthetic Management for an Orthodontic Patient. Int J Laser Dent 2013; 3 (1):33-36.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10022-1034

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Dental esthetics is an important branch of dentistry which deals with the harmony of the teeth and the gingiva in relation to the face. In modern society, it defines a person\'s character, social acceptance, overall progress in his chosen profession and which reinforces on the social well being of a person. This emphasis has further reiterated the feeling of looking good and being selfconfident. Lasers in dentistry have paved a way for the general practitioners to easily manage the soft tissue contour and enhance the pink esthetics in relation to the teeth and the facial profile. This case report deals with the management of the gingiva in terms of the color, texture and contour, thereby enhancing the smile of a dentally compromised patient.


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