Diode laser for harvesting de-epithelialized palatal graft in the treatment of gingival recession defects: a randomized clinical trial

Ozcelik O., SEYDAOĞLU G., Haytac C. M.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.43, no.1, pp.63-71, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jcpe.12487
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.63-71
  • Keywords: diode laser, donor site, free gingival graft, gingival recession, low-intensity laser, mucogingival surgery, palatal healing, SUBEPITHELIAL CONNECTIVE-TISSUE, ROOT COVERAGE OUTCOMES, DONOR SITE, PATIENT MORBIDITY, POSITIONED FLAP, SURGERY, IRRADIATION, HUMANS, LEVEL, PAIN
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes


AimsThe aim of present randomized controlled clinical study was to evaluate the effects of the use of diode laser for graft harvesting and palatal wound irradiation on post-operative morbidity and root coverage outcomes after a coronally advanced flap (CAF) with de-epithelialized gingival grafts (DGG).