Case Report of International Journal of Dental Research and Reviews
Enamel Matrix Derivative with CAF: A Promising Root Coverage Therapy
Pritish Chandra Pal1, Debanjana Moitra2, Garima Mukhopadhyay3,
1PG student, Dept. of Periodontics, MDCRC, Indore
2BDS, Clinical Practitioner, Kolkata
3PG student, Dept. of Prosthodontics, MDCRC, Indore
Gingival recession is multifactorial, including periodontal disease, faulty tooth brushing, iatrogenic factors like orthodontic movement, poor restorations and anatomical factors such as tooth malposition and frenum pull. Various techniques have been proposed for successful coverage of exposed root. In recent literature combination of EMD with a CAF has been investigated for recession coverage. This case report evaluates the usefulness of CAF + EMD as a root coverage procedure in Miller’s Class I or II gingival recession and showed successful root coverage at 6 months.
Keywords: EMD, CAF, Gingival Recession, Root Coverage
How to cite this article:
Pritish Chandra Pal, Debanjana Moitra, Garima Mukhopadhyay. Enamel Matrix Derivative with CAF: A Promising Root Coverage Therapy. International Journal of Dental Research and Reviews, 2020, 3:30. DOI: 10.28933/ijdrr-2019-10-2305
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