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Volume 28 , Issue 3
May/June 2008

Pages 301-307


Treatment of Gingival Recession Using Platelet Concentrate with a Bioabsorbable Membrane and Coronally Advanced Flap: A Report of Two Cases

Georgios Kontovazainitis, DDS, MS/Terrence J. Griffin, DMD/Wai S. Cheung, DDS, MS


PMID: 18605606
DOI: 10.11607/prd.00.0802

The aim of this report is to present a new treatment strategy for gingival recession. The use of platelet concentrate gel in a collagen sponge carrier combined with a bioabsorbable membrane and coronally advanced flap procedure is demonstrated in two patients. In both patients, the recession defects treated were equal to or greater than 2 mm. Complete root coverage was achieved in both cases. The patients were satisfied with the esthetic result and appreciated the excellent soft tissue contour and texture. This technique requires further investigation. (Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 2008;28:301307.)


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