Using a 3-D collagen matrix for vestibuloplasty

No painful graft harvest and very good color and texture match surrounding tissue – these are major advantages when performing a vestibuloplasty with Geistlich Mucograft®. Now there is long-term data over five years.

2 mm of keratinized mucosa around an implant seems to have a positive impact on peri-implant tissue health.1 The most common methods for widening of the keratinized mucosa are an apically positioned flap or a vestibuloplasty.A secondary granulation of the resultant wound surface is not ideal due to postoperative morbidity and wound contraction with a high tendency for muscular reattachment.2-4

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