An overview of root coverage procedures

Filmed at the SSRDG and RD UK Conference 2014. Root coverage procedures are challenging but becoming common place. The aesthetically aware patient is now more keen to have solutions to their receding gingivae. In this series of lectures, Dr Pascual gives an overview of the anatomy of the mucogingival complex, the factors which determine a successful outcome for these procedures and the various surgical techniques available. He provides an overview of alloderm for multiple recessions. 

Aims and Objectives 

  • Understand the mucogingival complex and anatomy of the mucogingival complex in relation to periodontal plastic surgery
  • Identifying and understanding mucogingival problems and what factors to consider for treatment including patient and local factors
  • Classification of mucogingival defects
  • Understand materials available for grafting

  • An in-depth view of the connective tissue graft including indications, surgical technique and case examples of cases for single and multiple recession defects

  • An in-depth view of the Free gingival graft including indications, surgical technique and case examples

  • An in-depth look into of techniques available for grafting with examples of cases

  • An in-depth overview of the use of alloderm

  • Understand clinical indications, benefits and limitations of alloderm

  • Understand handling of this material

43 min
An overview of root coverage procedures. Part 1
42 CPD points
28 min
An overview of root coverage procedures. Part 2
27 CPD points
20 min
An overview of root coverage procedures. Part 3
20 CPD points
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