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CASE REPORT

Double Papilla Flap for Root Coverage - A Case Report

Gayathri P E, Arun Kumar A, Saravana Kumar R

Keywords : Gingival recession, Root coverage,Double-papilla flap

Citation Information : P E G, A AK, R SK. Double Papilla Flap for Root Coverage - A Case Report. 2014; 4 (2):20-24.

DOI: 10.5005/jsd-4-2-20

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Gingival recession is defined as the displacement of the gingival margin apical to the cementoenamel junction (CEJ). Root coverage is being achieved by a variety of techniques. Double-papilla flap technique was introduced by Cohen and Ross for the treatment of gingival recession. This case report describes three cases of class 2 gingival recession associated with dentinal hypersensitivity treated using double-papilla flap technique.


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