Review Article
Volume 20 Issue 6 - 2021
PRF: A Boon in Periodontal Therapy
Banashree Baishya Swain1*, Naina Pattnaik2 and Saumyashree Mahapatra3
1Senior Lecturer, Department of Periodontics, Hi-Tech Dental College and Hospital, Pandara Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
2Reader, Department of Periodontics, Hi-Tech Dental College and Hospital, Pandara Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
3Intern, Hi-Tech Dental College and Hospital, Pandara Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
*Corresponding Author: Banashree Baishya Swain, Senior Lecturer, Department of Periodontics, Hi-Tech Dental College and Hospital, Pandara Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
Received: April 12, 2021s; Published: May 25, 2021


Platelet concentrates, mostly platelet-rich fibrin, has gained path breaking significance in various medical and dental fields, because of their potential to stimulate and improve regeneration of hard and soft tissues. This platelet concentrate is prepared from the patient’s blood and shows promising result in various surgical fields including oral and maxillofacial surgery. The effects of these biomaterials are described to be a result of the large concentration of platelets which contain a wide range of growth factors. The aim of this article is to introduce the principle and function of these platelet concentrates, to review their preparation, use in different fields.

Keywords: Platelet-Rich Plasma; Platelet-Rich Fibrin; Platelets; PRP; PRF


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Citation: Banashree Baishya Swain., et al. “PRF: A Boon in Periodontal Therapy”. EC Dental Science 20.6 (2021): 15-20.

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