gingival recession defects
Figure 1. Gingival recession has a multifactorial etiology: vigorous brushing (a), plaque-related inflammation (b), uncontrolled orthodontic movement related to force (c), piercing (d).
Figure 2. Miller’s classification of gingival recession : Class I (a), Class II (b), Class III (c), Class IV (d).
Figure 3. Clinical case treated by epithelialized graft: Cl II buccal gingival recession at tooth #41 (a), harvested epithelialized graft (b), positioning and suturing of the epithelialized graft over the recipient site (c); cover
Figure 4 : Clinical case treated by sub-epithelial connective tissue graft: multiple gingival recessions at teeth #14, #13 and #12 (a); preparation of the recipient site according to the tunneling technique (b); harvested sub-epit
Figure 5. Clinical case treated by connective tissue grafts substitute materials (Geistlich Mucograft®): multiple gingival recessions at teeth #34, #35 and #36 (a); Geistlich Mucograft® is positioned under the modified coronal adv
Figure 6. Clinical case treated by coronally advanced flap combined with a sub-epithelial connective tissue graft and the adjunctive use of enamel matrix derivative proteins (Straumann Emdogain®) (a - l)
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