Use of vestibular incision subperiosteal tunnel access technique with platelet rich fibrin in the treatment of miller class I gingival recession: A case report

Razia Haidrus, Deepa G. Kamath

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Gingival recession is defined as apical migration of gingival margins resulting in exposure of the root surface. It can be either localized or generalized, involving one or more than 1 surfaces and there by leading to functional & esthetic problems like hypersensitivity, cervical abrasions & root caries. Various techniques have been developed to achieve root coverage. The current case report describes treatment of multiple class I gingival recession using vestibular incision sub periosteal tunnel access (VISTA) technique and platelet rich fibrin (PRF) membrane. Position of gingiva was maintained using coronally anchored sutures during initial healing period. The use of PRF membrane along with the VISTA allows clinicians to successfully treat multiple gingival recession defects.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)148-152
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Volume10
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10-2019

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Gingival Recession
Fibrin
Blood Platelets
Root Caries
Membranes
Gingiva
Esthetics
Sutures
Hypersensitivity

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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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