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Minimal Invasive Approach for Management of Lingual Swelling on Ventral Surface of Tongue

Anupama Kajal, Sandeep Tandon, Meenakshi Sharma, Chahita M Lalchandani

Keywords : Lingual swelling, Minimum invasive approach, Tongue

Citation Information :

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1786

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-00-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Pediatric dentistry is a speciality of dentistry focusing mainly on oral health care of children. Early diagnosis and prompt treatment is key of a good treatment plan and effective results. Sometimes in infants, it is not possible to make a confirmatory diagnosis due to lack of cooperation, which is the biggest challenge of kids dentistry. In such cases, we need to take into consideration the psychological and physiologic aspect of child to find an alternative treatment plan, which is time saving and painless. Here, we present a unique case management of lingual swelling on the ventral surface of tongue in a 9-month-old girl child with a minimal invasive approach, thus avoiding a time-consuming and invasive surgical treatment plan.

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