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The Rotated Palatal Pedicle Flap:  A Powerful Connective Tissue Grafting Technique

Description:
The rotated palatal pedicle flap was first described in 1999 and has become an essential tool in our box of tricks for implant and soft tissue and bone augmentation surgery. It is a vascularized pedicle graft that helps us achieve excellent soft tissue bulk, increased amounts of attached gingiva and awesome soft tissue contours.  It is also important in double flap closure for passive flap closure and many many more treatment options. This webinar will detail the exact techniques to allow you to carry out this excellent grafting procedure as well as many tips and tricks for simplifying and demystifying this technique.

Date Added:
6/1/2016

Author(s):

Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD
Dr Gluckman completed his dental training at the university of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in 1990. After spending a number of years in a general practice he complete...
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Questions & Comments
daniel gremban - (5/7/2019 10:02 AM)

Howie: Great presentation-thanks. Maurice talks about staying 4mm from midline to avoid risk of critical anatomy. What are the risks as you cross the midline in the anterior as far as vascular invasion?

Melissa Zettler - (3/1/2019 8:12 PM)

Thanks for the great video

R. Terry Councill - (12/26/2018 7:03 PM)

Howie, I just watched this video again. Thanks so much for presenting this powerful tool. I plan to use the technique again tomorrow with refined understanding. I’ll keep you posted.

R. Terry Councill - (12/26/2018 7:03 PM)

Howie, I just watched this video again. Thanks so much for presenting this powerful tool. I plan to use the technique again tomorrow with refined understanding. I’ll keep you posted.

Celia H - (1/14/2018 10:07 PM)

Hello Howard: is there any thing we can do to decrease the risk of great palatial artery damage? Thx!

Howard Gluckman - (6/23/2017 2:40 AM)

Thanks Mo. glad I can be if any help.

Maurice Salama - (6/21/2017 6:29 PM)

Howie; Thank you for the quick response. I used your flap and it seemed so much easier to perform. Thanks Mo

Howard Gluckman - (6/21/2017 5:09 PM)

Mo im not sure how they change it so difficult to determine. I know Mike Pikos leaves the palatal tissue connected and threads the tissue below. Im not sure I can do this never mind what the purpose of it is and what you will save. Perhaps if you send me the links to the cases I can have a look and give you a more educated answer.

Maurice Salama - (6/20/2017 6:45 PM)

Howie; I just watched this video again as I see many clinicians alter the incision slightly as they approach the ridge from the palatal aspect. What are your thoughts...Thanks again Mo

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