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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 168-171

An infrequent clinical case of mucosal fenestration: Treated with an interdisciplinary approach and regenerative therapy


1 Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Zeba Jafri
Room No. 403, Department of Periodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia University, Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar Marg, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi - 110 025
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jisp.jisp_325_18

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Mucosal fenestration is a clinical finding in which a portion of the tooth root is denuded of the overlying alveolar bone and gingiva or oral mucosa, thus exposing the root to the oral cavity. If left untreated, they may be a source of infection by giving entry to oral pathogen, leading to further progression of periodontal disease. Depending on their site of presence, they may also be a reason of esthetic concern to some patients. This paper reports one such infrequent case of mucosal fenestration of lower incisor region that was well treated by an interdisciplinary approach and regenerative therapy.


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