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Figure 3: The lingually tied horizontal mattress contouring suture (Panel 3). (a) Piercing the connective tissue grafts from buccal aspect to lingual. (b) Advancing the needle through buccal aspect of this retained papilla to lingual side. (c) Needle coming out from lingual side. (d) After adjusting the whole suture complex with appropriate tension, tie the knot on lingual side. (e) The stabilized connective tissue grafts. Look at the horizontal mattress marked with white. (f) Postoperative lingual side

Figure 3: The lingually tied horizontal mattress contouring suture (Panel 3). (a) Piercing the connective tissue grafts from buccal aspect to lingual. (b) Advancing the needle through buccal aspect of this retained papilla to lingual side. (c) Needle coming out from lingual side. (d) After adjusting the whole suture complex with appropriate tension, tie the knot on lingual side. (e) The stabilized connective tissue grafts. Look at the horizontal mattress marked with white. (f) Postoperative lingual side