Role of platelet-rich plasma in soft tissue root-coverage procedures: a review.

@article{Bashutski2008RoleOP,
  title={Role of platelet-rich plasma in soft tissue root-coverage procedures: a review.},
  author={Jill D Bashutski and Hom Lay Wang},
  journal={Quintessence international},
  year={2008},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={473-83}
}
The aim of this article was to review the current evidence on the role of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in enhancing root-coverage techniques and discuss the rationale for its use in these applications. Sound biologic rationale and a multitude of basic science research support the use of PRP to promote soft tissue healing, although evidence of its role in enhancing periodontal applications, especially root coverage, is limited. Current scientific research has yet to elucidate all of the mechanisms… CONTINUE READING

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