An innovative approach in the management of palatogingival groove using Biodentine™ and platelet-rich fibrin membrane

@inproceedings{Johns2014AnIA,
  title={An innovative approach in the management of palatogingival groove using Biodentine™ and platelet-rich fibrin membrane},
  author={Dexton Antony Johns and Vasundhara Yayathi Shivashankar and K. P. Shobha and Manu Johns},
  booktitle={Journal of conservative dentistry : JCD},
  year={2014}
}
Palatogingival groove is an anatomical malformation that often causes severe periodontal defects. Treatments of such an anomaly present a clinical challenge to the operator. Careful endodontic and periodontal procedures may restore the form and function. In the present case; root canal therapy, apicectomy, and sealing of the groove with Biodentine™ were done. Bone graft was placed followed by platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) membrane. This treatment modality resulted in gain in attachment, reduction… CONTINUE READING
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