Periodontal surgical techniques used to conserve maxillary anterior esthetics

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The maxillaty anterior region presents a difficult and unique iherapeutic challenge in the treatment of periodontal disease. The periodontisl should use therapeutic procedures to prevent or minimize esthetic problems, such as increased tooth length and loss of inner dental papilla, without compromising the main goals of periodontal treatment. This arricie presents various periodontal treatment modalities that can be used in the anterior maxillary area with acceptable esthetic results. A better understanding of the problem, the treatment steps, and the various options available may improve the communication between the general practitioner and the periodontist. producing satisfactory long-term results.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)313-317
Number of pages5
JournalQuintessence International
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1993


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