Periodontal surgery for localised gingival recessions

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This review of periodontal surgery for localised gingival recession included 51 RCTs and provides evidence to support the use of coronally advanced flap procedures alone or with connective tissue grafts.

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Weak evidence shows no evidence of improved root surface coverage using root surface biomodification agents

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It has been suggested that root surface biomodification (RSB) with chemical agents, improves outcomes of periodontal surgery and scaling and root planning. The aim of this review was to determine if RSB has any positive or negative effects when used before root coverage procedures? Medline and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials together with [read the full story…]