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The “Semilunar” Graft Technique in Periodontal Plastic Surgery: Revision and Retreatment of Anterior Recession Defects.

Description:
In this lecture and video based Case Report, a patient with multiple recession defects in the Maxillary Anterior Region who was first treated with Tunnel Approach and ACDM grafts reveals breakdown of the result at 3 years in the area of the Maxillary Left Central Incisor with further recession and erosion of the root. The Semi-Lunar Approach is highlighted as a minimally invasive microsurgical approach to this situation. Incision design, instrumentation and suturing are highlighted. Post-op results are displayed.

Date Added:
12/11/2013

Author(s):

Maurice Salama, DMD Maurice Salama, DMD
Dr. Maurice A. Salama completed his undergraduate studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1985, where he received his BS in Biology. Dr. Salama r...
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Questions & Comments
Ronald Sherstoff - (4/4/2016 4:31 PM)

I thought as an AACD member, that we were premium members?

Thanks

Ronald J Sherstoff AACD #23739

Loyd Dowd - (12/26/2015 11:56 PM)

Never mind on the scalpel. I found your instrument and materials lists. Thanks for such complete lists.

Loyd Dowd - (12/24/2015 10:20 PM)

What model number Sharpoint scalpel do you use in this video? I found an eye surgery supply that sells them but there are so many of them and the tips are so small.

Maurice Salama - (12/20/2015 9:45 AM)

Loyd. Good question. A CTG previously had added thickness so a CAF technique like this one is a good minimally invasive procedure with low downside risk. Dr. Salama

Loyd Dowd - (12/19/2015 11:30 PM)

You that the patient had a tunnel procedure 3 years ago with relapse. Why would your semilunar graft have better long term success?

Maurice Salama - (12/19/2015 8:47 AM)

Alan. Absolutely you can perform on multiple adjacet teeth.

Alan Steiner - (12/19/2015 2:39 AM)

Can you do multiple teeth adjacent to each other at the same time? Or would you lose too much blood supply from the multiple semilunar incisions approximating themselves to the line angles?

Givi Pantsulaya - (3/6/2015 7:51 AM)

Dr. Salama , thanks a lot for the link, that was very helpful indeed! I should deeply investigate the whole dental xp resource as I don't have needed orientation here , in order to get as much information as possible. Amazing site you've got!

Maurice Salama - (3/5/2015 11:26 PM)

Givi, Thank you. Please try the following link. http://www.dentalxp.com/course/mastering-surgical-principles-key-1092252.aspx

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