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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 122-127

Laser versus surgical: Different treatment modalities of mucocele: A case series


1 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, SCB Dental College and Hospital, Utkal University, Cuttack, Odisha, India
2 Department of Periodontics and Implantology, Kalka Dental College, CCSU, Merrut, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Dr. Santoshni Samal
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, SCB Dental College and Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijohs.ijohs_8_21

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The mucocele is the accumulation of mucous from salivary glands and its ducts into subepithelial tissue. It is the most common, painless, and harmless oral lesions. Etiology could be trauma, lip habits or unknown. Diagnosis is made mainly on the basis of history and clinical examination. Along with conventional surgical treatment now, we have lasers also for excision of mucocele lesions. We reported a case series of mucocele treated with conventional treatment as well as laser.


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