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Vol. 69, No. 7
ISSN: 1488-2159
July / August 2003


Unique Creeping Attachment after Autogenous Gingival Grafting: Case Report


• Francisco J. Otero-Cagide, DDS, Dip Perio •
• M. Fermín Otero-Cagide, DDS, Dip Perio •

A b s t r a c t

This case report describes a unique creeping attachment that developed mesiobucally on a deep, wide recession (3 mm) and extended along the remaining buccal recession (2 mm) of a maxillary first molar with a full-crown gold restoration subsequent to autogenous gingival grafting. Complete coverage of the root by this degree of creeping attachment on a restored multirooted tooth has not previously been reported in the dental literature.


MeSH Key Words: gingiva/physiology; gingiva/transplantation; wound healing
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