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Gum graft

periodontal plastic surgery terms

Soft tissue graft – Periodontal soft tissue grafting – Gum graft Soft tissue graft procedures can fix many tooth and implant issues. Free gingival graft FGG Subepithelial connective tissue graft Tunnel connective tissue graft The methods to accomplish a tunnel connective tissue graft vary. We have a page on tunnel connective tissue graft. Coronally advanced […]

Tunnel connective tissue graft

Dr. Bauers family and the pediatric dentist

Tunnel connective tissue graft options Tunnel connective tissue grafts are becoming more common and the steps and techniques may vary from clinician to clinician. Pedicle tunnel connective tissue graft The pedicle tunnel connective tissue graft is a nice trick for anterior soft tissue grafting. A vascularized interpositional periosteal connective tissue graft is another name. This […]

Guided gingival growth

guided gingival growth

Guided gingival growth to increase keratinized tissue Basically just using a healing abutment that isn’t quiet tall enough for it to stick all the way out.  A 2-3mm tall healing abutment is often ideal.  An incision is made to uncover implant, healing abutment is placed, and tissue is sutured up and over.  Tissue heals almost […]

Gain keratinized tissue pre-implant surgery

keratinized tissue regeneration

A method to gain keratinized tissue pre-implant surgery Many premolars and canines lack much keratinized tissue and may benefit from this procedure.  Would be good when have such a tooth that fractures at gumline.  Some of these teeth may be considered for PET.  If the tooth fractures to below gumline during attempt to luxate for […]

Cervical lesion surgical treatment

Pre

Cervical lesion treatment options of Connective Tissue Graft or Alloderm Etiology of cervical lesions is multi-factorial.   Before After Conditions impacting success Material used Tooth root surface Surgical technique Host conditions such as healing ability, muscle pulls, post op care Surgical treatment options for noncarious cervical lesion (NCCL) Traditional CT Graft = Gold Standard Roughen […]