The Use Of Cyanoacrylates In Periodontal Therapy

N-butyl cyanoacrylate is an effective tissue adhesive which is hemostatic and bacteriostatic. It can be considered an alternative to conventional sutures in soft-tissue surgery. The author presents two cases demonstrating the use of the material. Case One shows its use in free gingival graft surgery. Case Two shows its use post-biopsy.

MeSH Key Words:cyanoacrylates/therapeutic use; periodontal dressings; tissue adhesives.