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International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry
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Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 37 (2017), No. 4     3. July 2017
Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 37 (2017), No. 4  (03.07.2017)

Page 570-579, doi:10.11607/prd.2952, PubMed:28609505


Creation of a Zone of Immobile Connective Tissue with Acellular Dermal Matrix Allografts
Abou-Arraj, Ramzi V. / Kaur, Maninder / Vassilopoulos, Philip J. / Geurs, Nicolaas C.
Acellular dermal matrix allografts (ADMs) have been hypothesized to create a zone of immobile connective tissue (ICT) extending apical to the mucogingival junction (MGJ). This 12-month prospective randomized trial investigated the presence of ICT after the use of two commercially available ADMs with coronally advanced flaps in the treatment of Miller Class I and II recession defects. This study demonstrated that the use of either type of ADM resulted in predictable root coverage and a zone of ICT extending apical to the MGJ by 1.88 to 2.69 mm. Hence, minimal keratinized gingival width should not preclude the use of ADMs.