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Enzo Vaia

Naples, Italy

Clinical case description:

Increasing the width of keratinised tissue without harvest of autogenous soft-tissue graft.

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<p>Lack of keratinised tissue in a patient with thin biotype, abrasion in 33, inexact filling on 34 and provisional crowns on 35 and 36.</p>

Lack of keratinised tissue in a patient with thin biotype, abrasion in 33, inexact filling on 34 and provisional crowns on 35 and 36.

<p>Trimming, positioning, stabilisation and immobilisation of Geistlich Mucograft<sup>®</sup> with sutures 5.0.</p>

Trimming, positioning, stabilisation and immobilisation of Geistlich Mucograft® with sutures 5.0.

<p>1) The surgical site is protected with a periodontal dressing fixed in the interproximal spaces. 2) Clinical situation 10 days after surgery. Note the rapid granulation (healing) of the treated site.</p>

1) The surgical site is protected with a periodontal dressing fixed in the interproximal spaces. 2) Clinical situation 10 days after surgery. Note the rapid granulation (healing) of the treated site.

<p>Clinical situation 1 year post-operative. The obtained outcome remains stable.</p>

Clinical situation 1 year post-operative. The obtained outcome remains stable.

Pre-surgery


							<p>Lack of keratinised tissue in a patient with thin biotype, abrasion in 33, inexact filling on 34 and provisional crowns on 35 and 36.</p>

Surgery


							<p>Trimming, positioning, stabilisation and immobilisation of Geistlich Mucograft<sup>®</sup> with sutures 5.0.</p>

Outcome


							<p>1) The surgical site is protected with a periodontal dressing fixed in the interproximal spaces. 2) Clinical situation 10 days after surgery. Note the rapid granulation (healing) of the treated site.</p>

Follow-up after at least 6 months


							<p>Clinical situation 1 year post-operative. The obtained outcome remains stable.</p>