root coverage

root coverage

A general term for one of several periodontal techniques used to treat gingival recession. Dental roots may be covered with tissue grafts, flaps, or tissue regenerative procedures.
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For example, Miller reported (100)% correlation between heavy smoking and failure to achieve complete root coverage using free gingival grafts.
Then they explain diagnosis and treatment from such perspectives as morphological characteristics of NCCLs, clinical analysis and diagnosis of cervical dentin hypersensitivity and NCCLs, and surgical protocols: periodontal therapy and root coverage.
An initial gingival thickness was found to be the most significant factor that influences the prognosis of a complete root coverage procedure.
Objective: To evaluate whether microsurgery gains better result in root coverage compared to conventional surgical techniques.
The pedicle graft was introduced in 1956 by Grupe and warren3 for root coverage as a laterally repositioned full thickness flap.
The shorter bristles give really good root coverage, the long ones on the arch are good for enlongating the outer corner.
Periodontal Soft Tissue Root Coverage Procedures: Managing gingival recession based on current evidence with a primary outcome goal of complete root coverage
Root coverage using free soft tissue autografts following acid application.
Root Coverage and Papilla Reconstruction in Class IV Recession: A Case Report.
The connective tissue and partial thickness double pedicle graft: a predictable method of obtaining root coverage.
By the end of the six-month prospective study, the mean increase in root coverage was 87 percent for the patients treated.
Among the positive properties of collagen when used for GTR-based root coverage procedures is its haemostatic function, achieved though its ability to aggregate platelets.