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IP International Journal of Periodontology and Implantology

Treatment of rarely seen maxillary arch buccal bone exostoses

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Author Details : Bhaumik Thakkar*, Priyadarshini Nadig, Sarath Chandran, Ruchi Raval, Priyanka Doshi

Volume : 4, Issue : 2, Year : 2019

Article Page : 56-57


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Introduction: Buccal bone exostoses are rare, benign, broad – based surface masses on facial aspect of maxilla extending mainly from premolar region to molar. They are painless, might increase with the age causing concern towards poor aesthetic, difficulty in oral hygiene maintenance eventually leading to compromised periodontal health condition.
Aim: To eliminate the poor aesthetic concern of patient by removing buccal bone exosotosis.
Materials and Methods: The treatment of bilateral buccal bone exostoses in the female patient was carried out by ressective osseous surgery. The post operative follow up was done after 7 days and 3 months.
Conclusion: The optimal aesthetic outcome was achieved for the patient by eliminating the buccal bone exostoses.

Keywords: Exostosis, Ressective osseous surgery, Aesthetic, Periodontium.

How to cite : Thakkar B, Nadig P, Chandran S, Raval R, Doshi P , Treatment of rarely seen maxillary arch buccal bone exostoses. IP Int J Periodontol Implantol 2019;4(2):56-57

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