Advanced-Platelet Rich Fibrin Assisted Papilla Reconstruction by Modified Beagle's Technique- A Novel Approach ZD07-ZD09
Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Maduravoyal,
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
The loss of key papilla in an unaesthetic zone and the presence of a â€śblack triangleâ€ť depicts the requirement for papillary reconstruction. The complete reconstruction of lost papilla is unpredictable; therefore, retention of papilla is very important for aesthetics. There are many causes for loss of papillae and the establishment of â€śblack triangleâ€ť between teeth. However, the most common cause is loss of periodontal support due to plaque-associated lesions. However, abnormaility in tooth shape, improper contours of the prosthetic restorations and traumatic oral hygienic procedures may also impact the interdental papilla. The loss of interdental papilla soft tissue causes difficulties in phonetics, aesthetic appearance and lateral food impaction. This case report deals with a variant method of Beagleâ€™s technique 37-year-old systemically healthy male patient with the chief complaint of black space between the upper front teeth region, causing displeasing smile and food entrapment. Intraoral examination done with periodontal probe revealed the loss of 2 mm of interdental papilla. Patient was treated surgically with Advanced Platelet Rich Fibrin (A-PRF) membrane for papilla reconstruction in the upper anterior aesthetic zone.