Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 12

Smile Designing by Gingivectomy Using Chu’s Esthetic Gauge

Bidushi Ganguli* and Md Jalaluddin

Department of Periodontics and Oral Implantology, Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences, Bhubaneswar, India

*Corresponding Author: Bidushi Ganguli, Department of Periodontics and Oral Implantology, Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences, Bhubaneswar, India.

Received: November 09 ,2021; Published: November 30, 2021


Purpose: The following case report is about the surgical management of a case of inflammatory gingival hyperplasia with a proportionate design of the anterior teeth to achieve an aesthetic appearance.

Material and Methods: A treatment was planned for smile designing using Chu’s Esthetic Gauge to contour the gingiva followed by simple gingivectomy and gingivoplasty using a 15 BP blade.

Conclusion: The use of Chu’s Aesthetic Gauge gave an easy and accurate measurement for esthetic designing of the anterior crowns producing a good esthetic result. This instrument is used to accurately design the gingival contours of the crowns, thus allowing an aesthetic outcome of such a surgery.

Keywords: Gingivectomy; Gingivoplasty; Smile Designing; Esthetic Dentistry; Chu’s Aesthetic Gauge


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Citation: Bidushi Ganguli and Md Jalaluddin. “Smile Designing by Gingivectomy Using Chu’s Esthetic Gauge”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 5.12 (2021): 86-89.


Copyright: © 2021 Bidushi Ganguli and Md Jalaluddin. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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