Several techniques using subepithelial connective tissue for root coverage have recently been described in the periodontal literature. The predictability of such procedures, however, varies among the different reports. The factors responsible for these differences are not fully understood. The purpose of this article is to review and comment on factors that may enhance the predictability of root coverage.
(Quintessence Int 2005;36:609–616)
Key words: gingival recession, graft, root coverage, subepithelial connective tissue