Journal of 3D Printing in Medicine Vol. 4 No. 3 | Special Report

The use of additively manufactured scaffolds for treating gingival recession associated with interproximal defects

Summary

Gingival recessions are a highly prevalent issue that is often associated with interproximal tissue deficiency. An intervention in these scenarios is of extreme importance since these defects can lead to aesthetic, phonetic and other dental problems. Unfortunately, the treatment of advanced gingival recessions is a major challenge in periodontics because of its unpredictability. In such cases, the use of injectable fillings, connective tissue grafts or bone grafts for vertical regeneration in interproximal area presents limited results. Considering that, this special...

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