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Quintessence Int 49 (2018), No. 6     14. May 2018
Quintessence Int 49 (2018), No. 6  (14.05.2018)

Page 445-450, doi:10.3290/j.qi.a40254, PubMed:29662973


A novel approach to treat gingival recession and non-caries cervical lesion combined defects: Restoration guided creeping attachment (RGCA) technique. A case report
Derchi, Giacomo / Borgia, Valentina / Manca, Enrico / Barone, Antonio / Loi, Ignazio / Covani, Ugo
Gingival recessions have multifactorial etiology and are often associated with non-caries cervical lesions. Different surgical techniques have been proposed over the years for their treatment, according to the severity of the recession. A novel technique, called restoration guided creeping attachment (RGCA), for the treatment of combined gingival recession and non-caries cervical lesion is presented. RGCA aims at treating Miller class I and II recessions using a specifically designed composite restoration and a minimally invasive approach. A clinical case describing the technique and forming the basis for further studies is presented. Although the results obtained are encouraging, a wider number of patients and longer follow-ups are needed to assess the reliability of this technique.

Keywords: composite, composite restoration, creeping attachment, gingival recession, non-caries cervical lesion
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