The (diamond bur) De-epithelized graft
This video demonstrates the use of a round diamond coarse dimond bur to de-epithelize the donor tissue in situ, before it is harvested from the palate.
The connective tissue graft is used to augment the defected ridge at the maxillary central incisor site, as part of pontic site development. The immediate results and 8 weeks follow up indicate successful integration of the graft with the surrounding tissues. It is my experience that the diamond bur may conveniently and evenly remove epithelium to reach the full surface of the lamina propria.