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Best technique of wedging for a patient with the gingival recession

 # For a patient with the gingival recession, The best technique of wedging is:
A. Piggy back
B. Double wedging
C. Wedge wedging
D. Single wedge



The correct answer is A. Piggy Back.

Piggy-back wedging technique
If the wedge is significantly apical of the gingival margin, a second (usually smaller) wedge may be placed on top of the first to wedge adequately the matrix against the margin. This type of wedging is particularly useful for patients whose interproximal tissue level has receded.

Reference: Sturdevant’s Art and Science of Operative Dentistry Second South Asia Edition 2019, Page No: 362


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