Soft tissue appearance after periradicular
surgery plays a major role in the aesthetics. The suture
material used also influence the wound closure,
hemostasis and healing of wound along with the surgical
and suturing technique used. It is essential for
professional to be aware of the properties of the suture
material and its interaction with the surrounding
tissues. This article gives an overview regarding current
and new advances in Suture materials and alternatives
to sutures in dentistry.
Keywords : Periradicular Surgery; Soft Tissue Healing; Sutures.