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Adequate zones of attached, keratinized tissue are important for the periodontal health of the natural tooth system and surrounding bone. This principle becomes more significant in periodontal/prosthetic and cosmetic dental procedures. Additionally, in tooth replacement procedures, adequate zones of attached, keratinized tissue can lead to a healthy implant/gingival complex.