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Hilde De Vree

Gent, Belgium

Clinical case description:

Root coverage combining Geistlich Mucograft® with laterally moved, coronally advanced flap. Surgery by Dr. Hilde De Vree & Prof. Dr. Hugo De Bruyn.

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<p>Pre-operative clinical view of recession defect (tooth 41).</p>

Pre-operative clinical view of recession defect (tooth 41).

<p>After de-epithelialisation of the papillae, the trimmed Geistlich Mucograft<sup>®</sup> is placed on the defect.</p>

After de-epithelialisation of the papillae, the trimmed Geistlich Mucograft® is placed on the defect.

<p>1) Geistlich Mucograft<sup>®</sup> is stabilised with 4 single sutures on the surgical bed. 2) The flap is moved laterally, advanced the Geistlich Mucograft<sup>®</sup>.</p>

1) Geistlich Mucograft® is stabilised with 4 single sutures on the surgical bed. 2) The flap is moved laterally, advanced the Geistlich Mucograft®.

<p>Complete root coverage 6 months post-operative. Increased gingival height on tooth 41.</p>

Complete root coverage 6 months post-operative. Increased gingival height on tooth 41.

Pre-surgery


							<p>Pre-operative clinical view of recession defect (tooth 41).</p>

Surgery


							<p>After de-epithelialisation of the papillae, the trimmed Geistlich Mucograft<sup>®</sup> is placed on the defect.</p>

Outcome


							<p>1) Geistlich Mucograft<sup>®</sup> is stabilised with 4 single sutures on the surgical bed. 2) The flap is moved laterally, advanced the Geistlich Mucograft<sup>®</sup>.</p>

Follow-up after at least 6 months


							<p>Complete root coverage 6 months post-operative. Increased gingival height on tooth 41.</p>