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Tunnel connective tissue graft

pediatric dentist

Tunnel connective tissue graft options Pedicle tunnel connective tissue graft Nice trick for anterior grafting   VISTA = Vertical Incision Subperiosteal Tunnel Access Technique used for grafting anterior.  Can be used for bone grafting pre-implant surgery or recession. Here is video of using SECTG and some alloderm? This would be one option for treating cervical […]

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

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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 […]