While the exact etiology is unknown, histological examination is needed to confirm a diagnosis of the reactive gingival overgrowth known as peripheral ossifying fibroma.
Vanchit John, BDS, MDS, DDS, MSD
Vanchit John, BDS, MDS, DDS, MSD, is a professor and chair of the Department of Periodontology at Indiana University School of Dentistry. A diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology, he can be reached at
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