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International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry



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Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 32 (2012), No. 4     9. July 2012
Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 32 (2012), No. 4  (09.07.2012)

Page 441-448, PubMed:22577650

Combined Periodontal and Restorative Approach to the Treatment of Gingival Recessions with Noncarious Cervical Lesions: A Case Treated with Acellular Dermal Matrix Allograft and Compomer Restorations
Efeoglu, Ahmet / Hanzade, Mete / Sari, Esra / Alpay, Hande / Karakas, Ozan / Koray, Fatma
Treatment of gingival recessions has become one of the most challenging procedures in periodontal plastic surgery. Various surgical options with predictable outcomes are available, but in cases with cervical lesions or restorations, optimal functional and esthetic results may require the combination of periodontal and restorative procedures. In this case report, one patient treated with acellular dermal matrix allograft and a coronally positioned flap in combination with compomer cervical restorations is presented. Clinical parameters were recorded immediately prior to surgery and after 12 months. Postoperatively, significant root coverage, reductions in probing depths, and gains in clinical attachment were observed. The final clinical results, esthetics, color match, and tissue contours were acceptable to both the patient and clinicians.