1st generation Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and 2nd generation Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) is a therapy that uses the body’s own cells and growth factors drawn from the blood to help the hard and soft tissue at the surgical and injection site heal more rapidly and with less complications.
How is PRP/PRF used in dentistry?
- Mixed with bone graft to create a fibrin bony putty that is placed in the extraction socket or implant preparation site.
- Tooth implant bone healing
- Gingival gum surgery
- TMJ injections
- Facial injections to rejuvenate skin and lips
“Blood is the principle carrier of healing energy.” -Dr. Andrew Weil