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Olivier Masia

Tours, France

Clinical case description:

A 51 year-old male patient presenting multiple adjacent recession defects on the maxillary incisors. The surgical technique combines the tunnel technique with Geistlich Mucograft® as a substitute to a palatal connective tissue.

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<p>Pre Surgery</p>

Pre Surgery

<p>The tunnel allows graft positioning over the roots on the proper situation without any incision</p>

The tunnel allows graft positioning over the roots on the proper situation without any incision

<p>The gingiva is sutured over Geistlich Mucograft<sup>®</sup> 1mm coronary to CEJ</p>

The gingiva is sutured over Geistlich Mucograft® 1mm coronary to CEJ

<p>The sutures are removed 2 weeks after the surgery. Follow up 12 months later: one can notice the creation of keratinized tissue and that the situation of the gingiva remains the same</p>

The sutures are removed 2 weeks after the surgery. Follow up 12 months later: one can notice the creation of keratinized tissue and that the situation of the gingiva remains the same

Pre-surgery


							<p>Pre Surgery</p>

Surgery


							<p>The tunnel allows graft positioning over the roots on the proper situation without any incision</p>

Outcome


							<p>The gingiva is sutured over Geistlich Mucograft<sup>®</sup> 1mm coronary to CEJ</p>

Follow-up after at least 6 months


							<p>The sutures are removed 2 weeks after the surgery. Follow up 12 months later: one can notice the creation of keratinized tissue and that the situation of the gingiva remains the same</p>