Drug Induced Gingival Overgrowth and Its Management


Kazancioglu H. O. , Erisen M., Demirtas N., Turkmen A., Ak G.

JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF DENTISTRY, vol.47, no.1, pp.66-72, 2013 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF DENTISTRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.66-72

Abstract

Gingival overgrowth (GO) that associated with phenytoin tharapy was first reported in the dental literature in 1939 by Kimball. Recently, cyclosporine and numerous calcium channel blocker agents have been associated with GO.