Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 643--646

Innovative use of laterally positioned periosteal pedicle graft for coverage of gingivitis artefacta


Reenesh Mechery1, Babu Harshavardhana1, Saroj Kumar Rath2, Nithya Dinakar1 
1 Department of Dental Surgery, Division of Periodontology, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2 Army Dental Centre, Research and Referral, Division of Periodontics, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Reenesh Mechery
Department of Dental Surgery, Division of Periodontology, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra
India

There are many etiological factors for nonplaque-induced gingival diseases, out of which physical trauma due to psychiatric reasons leading to self-infliction is less studied upon. This case report presents one such case which has been successfully treated stepwise where psychological counseling was done to restrain from habit followed by using an innovative laterally positioned periosteal pedicle graft for dehiscence coverage.


How to cite this article:
Mechery R, Harshavardhana B, Rath SK, Dinakar N. Innovative use of laterally positioned periosteal pedicle graft for coverage of gingivitis artefacta.J Indian Soc Periodontol 2016;20:643-646


How to cite this URL:
Mechery R, Harshavardhana B, Rath SK, Dinakar N. Innovative use of laterally positioned periosteal pedicle graft for coverage of gingivitis artefacta. J Indian Soc Periodontol [serial online] 2016 [cited 2021 Sep 16 ];20:643-646
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