This case video reviews specific techniques for implant uncovery following a successful GBR to help provide a stable peri-implant tissue complex. The goal in the case was to get rid of the high frenum attachment, and push back the mucogingivial junction more apically. This would ultimately restore more contour for the restorations ensuring a proper emergence profile and providing a nice band of keratinized tissue buccal to the implant crowns.
1. Compend Contin Educ Dent . 2015 Apr;36(4):290-2, 294, 296-7. Dental implant uncovering techniques with emphasis on increasing keratinized mucosa. David E Azar
The author describes the following methods of implant uncovering that emphasize enhancement of the keratinized mucosa: the punch technique; buccally advanced flap; roll flap; tissue preservation technique; free connective tissue graft; and pedicle flap.