A scanning electron microscopic study of the healing of free gingival grafts.

1. Gingiva from the buccal surfaces of the mandibular first molars was grafted to the alveolar mucosa of each of the three premolars in six adult Beagle dogs. Biopsies were made at 0,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,10,14,21 days and at 1 and 6 months. 2. The specimens were fixed in 2% glutaraldehyde, buffered with cacodylate, pH 7.4, rinsed in buffer, dehydrated in graded… CONTINUE READING