J Periodontol Implant Dent. 2015;7(1): 33-34.
doi: 10.15171/jpid.2015.006
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Case Report

Papillary Reconstruction: A Case Report

Rakesh Mutha 1*, Pooja Mutha 2, Nitin Dani 3

1 M.D.S., Senior Lecturer, Department of Periodontics, D.Y. Patil Dental School, Pune, India
2 M.D.S., Senior Lecturer, Department of Endodontics, D.Y. Patil Dental School, Pune, India
3 M.D.S., Professor and Head, Department of Periodontics, M.G.V’s K.B.H Dental College and Hospital, Nasik, India
*Corresponding Author: *Corresponding Author; E-mail: , Email: Mutha.rakesh@gmail.com


The loss of the papilla can lead to cosmetic deformities, phonetic problems and lateral food impaction. Several reasons contribute to the loss of interdental papillae and the establishment of “black triangles” between teeth. In 1996, Han and Takei proposed a novel approach based on the use of a semi-lunar incision placed in the alveolar mucosa of the interdental area. The present case report, utilizing their approach, showed that within limits papillary reconstruction is achievable.
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Submitted: 21 Jun 2014
Accepted: 28 Sep 2014
ePublished: 17 May 2015
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