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Gingival Overgrowth

Excessive growth of the gingiva either by an increase in the size of the constituent cells (GINGIVAL HYPERTROPHY) or by an increase in their number (GINGIVAL HYPERPLASIA). (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p574)
Also Known As:
Gingival Overgrowths; Overgrowth, Gingival; Overgrowths, Gingival
Networked: 632 relevant articles (26 outcomes, 169 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Gingivitis
2. Hyperplasia
3. Inflammation
4. Chronic Periodontitis
5. Periodontitis

Experts

1. Atilla, Gül: 13 articles (09/2015 - 04/2003)
2. Emingil, Gülnur: 10 articles (09/2015 - 06/2005)
3. Thomason, J M: 10 articles (12/2007 - 04/2003)
4. Seymour, R A: 8 articles (12/2007 - 04/2003)
5. Gürkan, Ali: 7 articles (09/2015 - 08/2008)
6. Afacan, Beral: 7 articles (03/2015 - 03/2008)
7. Fu, Earl: 7 articles (01/2015 - 12/2005)
8. Töz, Hüseyin: 6 articles (03/2015 - 03/2008)
9. Fu, E: 6 articles (08/2012 - 11/2000)
10. Bulut, Sule: 6 articles (12/2007 - 08/2002)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Gingival Overgrowth:
1. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Azithromycin (Zithromax)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Metronidazole (Metric)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Nifedipine (Adalat)FDA LinkGeneric
5. ToothpastesIBA
6. Phenytoin (Dilantin)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Tacrolimus (Prograf)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Calcium Channel Blockers (Blockers, Calcium Channel)IBA
9. Calcium Channels (Calcium Channel)IBA
10. CalciumIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Transplants (Transplant)
2. Root Planing
3. Oral Hygiene (Dental Hygiene)
4. Gingivectomy
5. Gas Lasers