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Functional Gingival Grafts in Anterior Implant Therapy - Part 1 of 2

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In this first of a two part series, Dr. Richard Martin, an oral & maxillofacial surgeon from Dallas Texas, outlines his approach to simultaneous gingival grafting following extraction to preserve or enhance the critical labial gingival margins around implant restorations in the esthetic zone.

Date Added:
9/26/2010

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Richard  Martin, DDS Richard Martin, DDS
Dr. Richard Martin is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in Lewisville-North Dallas, Texas. He is a graduate of New York University College of Dentistry where he was elected O...
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Questions & Comments
Stephen Zeller - (7/4/2015 1:38 PM)

I am confused about what you call the crepe and lid graft. Is the crepe graft a conventional connective tissue graft? Is the lid graft a free gingival graft? Are there two separate harvest sites? Excellent results but the harvesting needs to be further elucidated.

chad schnabel - (10/4/2010 4:53 AM)

Is the lid graft just a separate CT graft? Elaborate a little on that procedure if you would. Are you still using a membrane, or using autogenous tissue for this?

richard martin - (10/1/2010 6:39 PM)

David, thanks for you comment. The photo that follows this slide is not the same patient, the purpose of the stone cast is just to demonstrate the technique. However, the patient that the cast belongs too, does have a "shorter" lateral. The case does appear later in the presentation and if you examine you will notice that the "flipper" is more coronal to encourage the tissue to migrate.

David Lee600 - (10/1/2010 1:32 PM)

Why is the the uuper right lateral incisor (tooth #7) two to three mm shorter than the upper right canine (tooth #6)on the model for the "flipper", than is the case in the mouth.

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