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Robles AMS
Prediction of complete root coverage: evidence-based approach
Rev Mex Periodontol 2015; 6 (1)

Language: Español
References: 36
Page: 10-15
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Treatment of gingival recession has become an important therapeutic issue for the periodontist because it represents a major cause of dental hypersensitivity and esthetic problems. The goals of the periodontal plastic surgery include complete root coverage, and blending of tissue color between the treated area and non-treated adjacent tissues. The clinician needs to be oriented in an evidence-based decision-making process to plan the therapeutic approach, predict the outcome and, finally, achieve it.

Key words: Connective tissue graft, gingival recession, mucogingival surgery, plastic surgery.


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