Surgical and nonsurgical treatment of papillary hyperplasia: A case report


Dentures with dental plaque predispose recurrent hyperplasia on the palatal mucosa. Surgical procedures for the treatment of inflammatory papillary hyperplasia involve postsurgical discomfort and morbidity. This repot describes clinical and histologic aspects of a patient with severe akantolitic inflammatory papillary hyperplasia. The palatal mucosa was treated with a surgical bur with a low-speed handpiece. A new removable denture was performed and adapted. A follow-up of 4 years showed staility of health at palatal mucosa. Patient referred low discomfort and morbidity when using bur technique. Control of removable denture was critical for long-term healing and soft tissue stability. 


  • Edison Andrés Cruz Olivo
  • Pedro Pablo Castro Morales
  • Herney Garzón Rayo


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Cruz Olivo, E. A., Castro Morales, P., & Garzón Rayo, H. (2020). Surgical and nonsurgical treatment of papillary hyperplasia: A case report. Revista Estomatología, 27(2), 19 - 26.
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