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Adrián Guerrero

Málaga, Spain

Clinical case description:

Gain of keratinised tissue in the anterior-inferior region.

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<p>Pre-operative situation with absence of buccal keratinized tissue on teeth 31 and 41. The patient indicated pain during brushing.</p>

Pre-operative situation with absence of buccal keratinized tissue on teeth 31 and 41. The patient indicated pain during brushing.

<p>After trimming to the defect size, Geistlich Mucograft<sup>®</sup> is sutured to the surgical bed with 5.0 resorbable sutures.</p>

After trimming to the defect size, Geistlich Mucograft® is sutured to the surgical bed with 5.0 resorbable sutures.

<p>Post-operative situation after 1 week (suture removal).</p>

Post-operative situation after 1 week (suture removal).

<p>Situation 6 months after surgery. Note the 2–3 mm gain of keratinized tissue in the buccal aspect of 31 and 41.</p>

Situation 6 months after surgery. Note the 2–3 mm gain of keratinized tissue in the buccal aspect of 31 and 41.

Pre-surgery


							<p>Pre-operative situation with absence of buccal keratinized tissue on teeth 31 and 41. The patient indicated pain during brushing.</p>

Surgery


							<p>After trimming to the defect size, Geistlich Mucograft<sup>®</sup> is sutured to the surgical bed with 5.0 resorbable sutures.</p>

Outcome


							<p>Post-operative situation after 1 week (suture removal).</p>

Follow-up after at least 6 months


							<p>Situation 6 months after surgery. Note the 2–3 mm gain of keratinized tissue in the buccal aspect of 31 and 41.</p>