Restoration of the gingiva around the dental enamel junction, while avoiding an autogenous donor site.
Before preparation of the flap the exposed root portion is cleaned with a scraper and is wiped with EDTA (or similar).
Geistlich Mucograft® is applied dry to the defect and is fixed with 4 single sutures.
The coronally advanced flap is sutured over Geistlich Mucograft®.
Complete root coverage 7 months after surgery. Note the excellent colour match.