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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Root Coverage Using Alloderm® Acellular Dermal Graft Material

Robin D Henderson

Citation Information : Henderson RD. Root Coverage Using Alloderm® Acellular Dermal Graft Material. J Contemp Dent Pract 1999; 1 (1):1-10.

DOI: 10.5005/jcdp-1-1-1

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 00-00-1999

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 1999; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

This report describes a surgical technique for root coverage using an acellular dermal graft material and a coronally positioned flap. Video clips of a root coverage surgery are included using the graft material to cover multiple teeth in the same quadrant. Three additional completed cases are presented in which a mean root coverage of 97% was achieved, resulting in 100% coverage on 9 of 11 teeth. The results from this case series conform with the available evidence on the use of acellular dermal graft material in root coverage procedures.


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