The use of plasma-rich growth factors (PRGF) in oral surgery.

  title={The use of plasma-rich growth factors (PRGF) in oral surgery.},
  author={Eduardo Anitua},
  journal={Practical procedures & aesthetic dentistry : PPAD},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={487-93; quiz 487-93}
  • Eduardo Anitua
  • Published 2001 in Practical procedures & aesthetic dentistry : PPAD
The therapeutic objective of utilizing growth factors in oral surgery is to improve upon the body's regenerative capacity. In many situations, the unaided regeneration process is insufficient to allow complete repair of both bone and soft tissues. This article presents two clinical cases that describe different applications of growth-factor preparation applied at the surgical site in order to stimulate regeneration of osseous and epithelial tissues. Both clinical cases demonstrate the… CONTINUE READING

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