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Fig. 2 | International Journal of Implant Dentistry

Fig. 2

From: Soft-tissue grafting for peri-implantitis—a treatment option in case of unsuitable skeletal basic morphology of the alveolar bone and lack of keratinized mucosa: a retrospective clinical cohort study

Fig. 2

Intra-operative view after vestibulum-plasty and positioning of an onlay-transplant harvested from the palate. The coronal part of the graft was carefully fixed on the originally existing soft-tissue bridge, the apical part sits on the tissue that is denudated by vestibulum-plasty. Part of the exposed implant thread was covered directly by the graft. The graft was extended 5 mm mesially and 6 mm distally due to nutritive considerations, and it was fixed in the receptive site using suturing

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