gingivoplasty

noun

gin·​gi·​vo·​plas·​ty ˈjin-jə-və-ˌplas-tē How to pronounce gingivoplasty (audio)
plural gingivoplasties
: a surgical procedure that involves reshaping the gums for aesthetic or functional purposes

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“Gingivoplasty.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gingivoplasty. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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