For many years it was thought that once the interdental papilla was lost it was impossible to replace it. In 2008, Drs. Nordland and Sandhu published their landmark paper showing not only the successful technique but also more than 10 years of post operative longevity.
Case 1: Mary
Before: Patient felt disfigured following a surgical mishap.
After: Papilla augmentation surgery was performed to replace the missing gingiva. Orthodontic treatment closed the gap space.