Research Article
Volume 20 Issue 5 - 2021
Tomographic Assessment of Collagen Matrix and Connective Tissue Graft for the Treatment of Peri-Implant Defects in Humans
Gislaine Fernandes Felipe Garcia, Rafael Manfro, Vilton Zimmermann de Souza*, Rodrigo Otávio Melim Passoni, Emily Schoerenberger and Júlio César Joly
Division of Implantology, Faculdade São Leopoldo Mandic, Campinas, SP, Brazil
*Corresponding Author: Devishree V Rai, Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, A.J. Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, India.
Received: March 06, 2021; Published: April 28, 2021


The aim of this study was to compare tomographically the increase in peri-implant tissue thickness with the use of collagen matrix (Mucograft® Geistlich) and conjunctive graft in anterior areas of the maxilla. Were selected 14 patients with unitary implants in function, located between teeth 14 and 24, who had peri-implant defects related to loss of vestibular tissue volume. Sete casos do grupo controle (GC) foram tratados com enxerto de conjuntivo; e 07 casos similares do grupo teste foram tratados com a matriz de colágeno (Mucograft®) (TG). Preoperative tomographic examinations were performed six months after the surgery. The soft tissue thickness assessment was performed at two points: 2 mm and 5 mm from the implant platform. When comparing the measurements between the two times (initial and final), there was a statistically significant increase in thickness in both groups (p < 0.05). It can be concluded that both techniques were effective in promoting the increase in thickness of the peri-implant mucosa, however, the conjunctive graft promoted a significantly greater increase.


Keywords: Peri-Implant Defect; Autogenous Soft Tissue Graft; Mucograft® Geistlich


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