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Esthetics Around Implants; Introducing the "Snake" Technique !

Description:
The “Snake technique” is a new concept in minimally invasive surgery.  It is based on old fundamental principles that offer reliable and predictable results. The “Snake technique” is a pediculated gingival graft, which unlike free grafts (CTG, FGG) offers several advantages and a lower surgical stress for our patients by having no need for an additional surgical site. As the small details make the biggest differences, the “Snake technique” may add value to both the surgical course of therapies selected as well as the relationship with our patients who demand minimally invasive treatments.

Date Added:
3/28/2019

Author(s):

Cosmin Dima, DDS Cosmin Dima, DDS
Dr. Cosmin Dima has graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila” Bucuresti (UMF) in 2001. Since then he has co...
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Questions & Comments
yosef kowalsky - (1/20/2021 11:48 PM)

So there are many ways to skin a ridge. Thanks for sharing your innovative ideas

David Ting - (3/30/2020 7:50 PM)

Great Case, thanks for sharing

Francis Long - (2/23/2020 9:39 PM)

Excellent presentation, this is an excellent technique. Thank you for sharing your work.

yaarob sara - (5/19/2019 8:15 PM)

very nice! i hope you publish soon, & then we can all try this technique! i have a question about the distal part of the snake, after folding it, is there a pump due to this fold? how could it be avoided? thanks! Yaarob

Bogdan Georgescu - (4/22/2019 4:28 PM)

Felicitari, Cosmin Dima!

henry salama - (3/29/2019 3:34 PM)

Fantastic Lecture. Very organized protocol and thought process. Thank you.

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