Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published


PRP and PRF- A promising future aid in healing

Shivangi Chanana, Sanjay Kalra


With the wide spread use of implants as a routine treatment modality ,operators are on a constant look out to achieve more predictable results on the clinical outcome, vis a vis the quantity and quality of bone deposition in the graft sites and the subsequent stability and longevity of the concurrent implants placed. A recent Innovation in dentistry is the preparation and use of Platelet Concentrates (PRP, PRF), a concentrated suspension of growth factors found in platelets which accelerate wound healing and are postulated as promoters of tissue regeneration. The present paper describes the preparation and uses of two commonly used platelet concentrates: Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and Platelet rich Fibrin (PRF).

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