With a gingivobuccal incision, a buccal flap
was elevated and the anterior wall of the maxillary sinus was exposed.
2,6 Methods of closure include buccal flap
advancement, palatal flap advancement , Combined buccal and palatal technique, distant flaps, bone grafts and alloplastic materials.
000), while the trapezoidal flap of buccal flap
affects the intensity of pain only in the first operative days.
A full-thickness buccal flap
was reflected and tied back to the vestibule using 2-0 silk suture material.
The advantages of BFP in affecting closure of oro- antral fistula have been cited to be a thoroughly vas- cularized flap, availability in the immediate proximity, minimal donor site morbidity, rapid mucosalization and the return of the buccal flap
to its original anatomical position to avoid obliteration of the buccal vestibule.