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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 66-70

Novel surgical procedure for vestibular extension with platelet-rich fibrin


Department of Periodontology, Subharti Dental College and Hospital, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India

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D Deepa
Department of Periodontology, Subharti Dental College and Hospital, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2231-6027.171173

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Oral soft tissue augmentation procedures are performed routinely in an attempt to maintain gingival health. The standard procedures for increasing keratinized tissue and vestibular area are free gingival graft, vestibuloplasty, subepithelial connective tissue graft, rotated pedicle flaps. However, the supply is limited to treat the larger areas. This case report presents a technique utilizing platelet-rich fibrin to increase the depth of the vestibule and also the width of attached gingiva in the lower anterior teeth region.


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