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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 10-14

Treatment of localized gingival recessions with free gingival graft

Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Izmir, Turkey

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Mehmet Saglam
Department of Periodontology,Izmir Katip Celebi University, Faculty of Dentistry, Izmir
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-9626.101347

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Mucogingival therapy is a general term describing nonsurgical and surgical treatment procedures for the correction of defects in morphology, position, and/or amount of soft tissue and underlying bony support around teeth and dental implants. The free gingival graft is a reliable mucogingival surgical procedure for increasing the zone of attached gingiva at the buccal or lingual aspect of a single tooth, or groups of teeth, or for covering areas of gingival recession. In this review; using free gingival grafts for treating localized gingival recessions have been outlined in the light of current knowledge.

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