Tissue biotype and its relation to the underlying bone morphology.

  title={Tissue biotype and its relation to the underlying bone morphology.},
  author={J R Fu and Chu-Yuan Yeh and Hsun-Liang Chan and Nikolaos Tatarakis and Daylene Jack-Min Leong and Hom-Lay Wang},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  volume={81 4},
BACKGROUND Tissue biotypes have been linked to the outcomes of periodontal and implant therapy. The purpose of this study is to determine the dimensions of the gingiva and underlying alveolar bone in the maxillary anterior region and to establish their association. METHODS Tissue biotypes of 22 fresh cadaver heads were assessed clinically and radiographically with cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans. Maxillary anterior teeth were atraumatically extracted. The thickness of both soft… CONTINUE READING
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