International Journal of Medical and Dental Case Reports


Apoorva Mhatre, Devanand Shetty, Arvind Shetty, Vrushali Bhoir

Bridging the recession with bridge flap

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:10 ] [Number:1] [Pages No:1-3]


Recession is the displacement of soft-tissue margin apical to the cementoenamel junction. It becomes a matter of concern when it occurs in anterior esthetic area. Various treatment modalities have been carried out for the treatment of recession. The present case report describes the diagnosis and treatment of a female patient reporting to the department with the chief complaint of receded gums. The patient presented with multiple recessions in mandibular anterior region. After radiographic and hematological investigation, it was decided to treat the case with bridge flap technique. The technique provided with good post-operative results and patient's acceptance of the technique.

Keywords: Attached gingival, bridge flap, recession.

How to cite the article: Mhatre A, Shetty D, Shetty A, Bhoir V. Bridging the recession with bridge flap. Int J Med Dent Case Rep 2021;8:1-3.

Received: 02 March 2021;

Accepted: 05 April 2021