Mucogingival problems and the movement of mandibular incisors: a clinical review.

  title={Mucogingival problems and the movement of mandibular incisors: a clinical review.},
  author={Ann M. Geiger},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics},
  volume={78 5},
In recent years "mucogingival problems" have received considerable attention in the literature. This clinical review distinguishes between variations in gingival morphology having minimal attachment and frank localized pathosis. It is suggested that some cases of potential or actual mucogingival deficiencies may be improved by tooth movement. Since orthodontic and conservative periodontal therapy may induce changes in the character and level of the attached gingiva, surgical grafts may be… CONTINUE READING

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