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Gingival Stillman's Cleft- Revisited

D. Deepa, Gouri Bhatia, Priyanka Srivastava

Citation Information : Deepa D, Bhatia G, Srivastava P. Gingival Stillman's Cleft- Revisited. CODS J Dent 2015; 7 (2):93-95.

DOI: 10.5005/cods-7-2-93

License: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0

Published Online: 00-12-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Stillman's clefts are apostrophe shaped indentations extending from and into the gingival margin for varying distances. The etiology of this cleft is still not clear. They may repair spontaneously or persist as surface lesions of deep periodontal pockets that penetrate into the supporting tissues. Here we report a case of stillman's cleft in the mandibular left lateral incisor region treated with de-epithelialisation.

How to cite this article: Deepa D , Bhatia G, Srivastava P. Gingival Stillman's Cleft- Revisited. CODS J Dent 2015;7: 93-95.


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