Dental implants may require attached tissue to prevent peri-mucositis or peri-implantitis. When there is a lack of attached tissue at the mandibular lingual aspect of dental implants a free gingival graft may be done after careful consideration of anatomical structures.  An acryl stent may be used to protect the site from oral functioning.

This content is only available as a PDF.
You do not currently have access to this content.