Fibrin sealants in implant and periodontal treatment: case presentations.

  • William Becker
  • Published 2005 in Compendium of continuing education in dentistry


Sutures are traditionally used to close flaps associated with periodontal and implant procedures. When implants are placed in the esthetic zone or when periodontal plastic surgical procedures are performed, fibrin sealants may be a viable alternative to closing flaps with sutures. This article describes the history of using fibrin sealants in medicine and… (More)