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Long-Term Follow-up on Root Coverage with a Double Pedicle Flap and Connective Tissue Graft. / Wessels, Retief; Eghbali, Aryan; De Roose, Sam; De Bruyckere, Thomas; Vervaeke, Stijn; Cosyn, Jan.

In: International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry, Vol. 39, No. 6, 01.01.2019, p. 829-835.

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Wessels, R, Eghbali, A, De Roose, S, De Bruyckere, T, Vervaeke, S & Cosyn, J 2019, 'Long-Term Follow-up on Root Coverage with a Double Pedicle Flap and Connective Tissue Graft', International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry, vol. 39, no. 6, pp. 829-835. https://doi.org/10.11607/prd.4297

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Wessels, R., Eghbali, A., De Roose, S., De Bruyckere, T., Vervaeke, S., & Cosyn, J. (2019). Long-Term Follow-up on Root Coverage with a Double Pedicle Flap and Connective Tissue Graft. International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry, 39(6), 829-835. https://doi.org/10.11607/prd.4297

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Wessels R, Eghbali A, De Roose S, De Bruyckere T, Vervaeke S, Cosyn J. Long-Term Follow-up on Root Coverage with a Double Pedicle Flap and Connective Tissue Graft. International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry. 2019 Jan 1;39(6):829-835. https://doi.org/10.11607/prd.4297

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Wessels, Retief ; Eghbali, Aryan ; De Roose, Sam ; De Bruyckere, Thomas ; Vervaeke, Stijn ; Cosyn, Jan. / Long-Term Follow-up on Root Coverage with a Double Pedicle Flap and Connective Tissue Graft. In: International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry. 2019 ; Vol. 39, No. 6. pp. 829-835.

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abstract = "Partial-thickness double pedicle flap and connective tissue graft (CTG) is a procedure to treat single gingival recession in the anterior mandible. However, long-term data have not been reported. Patients who had been treated by the same periodontist in a private practice in Belgium between 2002 and 2009 were invited to return for a clinical examination in 2017. Seventeen patients (15 females, 2 males; mean age: 34.6 years) with a total of 23 treated single recessions were reexamined after 8 to 15 years of follow-up. Between 1 and 8 to 15 years of follow-up, mean and complete root coverage did not differ and amounted to 75{\%} and 44{\%} at study termination, respectively (P = .204). The esthetic outcome was mediocre, given a final mean root coverage esthetic score of 6.52. The Mucosal Scarring Index demonstrated a significant reduction in scarring between 1 and 8 to 15 years of follow-up; however, 31{\%} of the cases still demonstrated some scarring in the end. Patients were less critical than clinicians, as they expressed high esthetic (mean: 81) and low scarring (mean 14) scores on visual analog scales. Partial-thickness double pedicle flap and CTG is an effective root-coverage procedure. However, alternative techniques may need to be considered for esthetically demanding patients.",
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