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VOLUME 6 , ISSUE 1 ( January-June, 2016 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Bridge Flap for the Treatment of Multiple Gingival Recession

Gayathri P E, Jananni, Saravana Kumar, Pratebha, S.P. Indra Kumar

Keywords : Bridge flap, root coverage, multiple gingival recession

Citation Information : P E G, J, Kumar S, P, Kumar SI. Bridge Flap for the Treatment of Multiple Gingival Recession. 2016; 6 (1):30-33.

DOI: 10.5005/jsd-6-1-30

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 14-08-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; The Author(s).


Abstract

Gingival recession is defined as the exposure of the root surface by an apical shift in the position of gingiva. Various mucogingival problems such as shallow vestibule, aberrant frenal attachment and inadequate width of attached gingiva if present along with multiple gingival recession becomes additional challenge to cover the denuded root surface. In such situation several surgical technique are needed for the coverage of denuded root surface. Bridge flap technique can be done as a single step entity for all the above mentioned mucogingival problem and it can be treated for multiple gingival recession. This article reports the surgical management of a patient with multiple gingival recession using bridge flap for coverage of denuded root surfaces.


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