The Management of Gingival Recession

From Volume 29, Issue 3, April 2002 | Pages 114-126


Paul Baker

BDS, MSc, MClinDent(Perio), FDS RCS(Eng), MRD RCS

Specialists in Periodontics, Clinical Demonstrators, Department of Periodontology and Preventive Dentistry, Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Dental Institute, Guy's Hospital, London

Articles by Paul Baker


This, the second paper in a short series on gingival recession, discusses the various modalities of treatment for gingival recession and the indications for treatment. Special consideration is given to the surgical treatment techniques. Factors affecting the outcome of treatment and success rates of the treatment options are also discussed.