A clinical comparison of two flap designs for coronal advancement of the gingival margin: semilunar versus coronally advanced flap.

@article{Santana2010ACC,
  title={A clinical comparison of two flap designs for coronal advancement of the gingival margin: semilunar versus coronally advanced flap.},
  author={Ronaldo B Santana and Carolina M L Mattos and Serge Dibart},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={2010},
  volume={37 7},
  pages={651-8}
}
BACKGROUND The semilunar incision was introduced in oral surgery more than a century ago. The semilunar coronally re-positioned flap (SLCRF) is one of the variants of this procedure; however, no previous controlled clinical study has evaluated the SLCRF performed as originally described. The objective of the present study was to compare the clinical outcomes of the SLCRF and coronally advanced flap (CAF) procedure in the treatment of maxillary Miller class I recession (GR) defects. MATERIALS… CONTINUE READING