Evaluation of Root Coverage Procedures Using Root Coverage Esthetic Score
(RES) System-A Case Series
Associate Professor, Department of Periodontology Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, D.Y Patil Vidyapeeth, Pimpri, Pune
*Corresponding Author: Sangamithra Sidharthan, Associate Professor, Department of Periodontology Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, D.Y Patil Vidyapeeth, Pimpri, Pune.
Received: July 26, 2022; Published: January 03, 2023
The success of root coverage procedures is based on the overall aesthetic outcome along with complete root coverage. The goal of this study was to evaluate the most esthetic root coverage procedure of three procedures performed. Patients with localized recession are treated with three different root coverage procedures namely the Free Gingival graft (FGG), Connective tissue graft + Coronally repositioned flap (CTG+CAF) and platelet rich fibrin (PRF) + Coronally positioned flap. The root coverage procedures were assessed for the RES system after 6 months. The RES scores of these procedures were compared to determine if one procedure offered a greater esthetic result over the other. All three procedures were effective in obtaining root coverage and improved clinical parameters. However Connective tissue graft with coronally repositioned flap, along with complete root coverage produces a better esthetic outcome than other root coverage procedures compared in this study.
Keywords:Gingival Recession; Surgery; Gingival Recession; Therapy; Esthetics; Dental
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