International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Dental Science | India | Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019

Lateral Pedicle Graft, an Esthetic Answer to an Unesthetic smile: Two Case Reports

Dr. Jaishree Garg | Dr. Geetika Kumar | Dr. Jitendra Kumar Diwakar

Abstract: Gingival recession is a mucogingival defect of multifactorial origin. Various consequences associated with gingival recession are increased clinical crown length, hypersensitivity, root caries and cervical abrasion. Presence of gingival recession in the anterior teeth may cause esthetic concern to the patients. Such esthetic demands which can be satisfied with complete root coverage by soft tissue grafts that merge with the adjacent tissues in terms of thickness and color. This article contains two case reports of management of gingival recession in maxillary and mandibular anterior tooth region by lateral pedicle graft.

Keywords: Gingival recession, root coverage, lateral pedicle graft

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019,

Pages: 864 - 867

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