The management of large mucogingival defects with an "epithelial embossed" connective tissue graft.

@article{Sterrett2008TheMO,
  title={The management of large mucogingival defects with an "epithelial embossed" connective tissue graft.},
  author={John D Sterrett},
  journal={The International journal of periodontics & restorative dentistry},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={577-83}
}
  • John D Sterrett
  • Published 2008 in
    The International journal of periodontics…
The subepithelial connective tissue graft (SECTG) is a favorite surgical technique for the treatment of mucogingival defects. However, complete root coverage of Miller Class I and II defects is often not achieved with this procedure, especially when the defects are deep or wide. The purpose of this report is to describe a surgical technique used to manage such mucogingival defects. The technique uses a uniquely obtained SECTG with "embossed epithelium" that is designed to fit the defect site… CONTINUE READING