Non-invasive method to measure the length of soft tissue from the top of the papilla to the crestal bone.

@article{Lee2005NoninvasiveMT,
  title={Non-invasive method to measure the length of soft tissue from the top of the papilla to the crestal bone.},
  author={Dong-won Lee and Chong-Kwan Kim and K Park and Kyoo-Sung Cho and I. Moon},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2005},
  volume={76 8},
  pages={1311-4}
}
BACKGROUND In order to verify the results of interdental papilla regeneration, various methods of measuring the length of the papilla have been introduced. Invasive methods, such as bone probing under local anesthesia, might cause discomfort to the patients and possibly damage the delicate gingival unit. The purpose of the present study was to validate a method of measuring the length of the interdental papilla non-invasively, using radiopaque material and a periapical radiograph. METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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