Have you noticed that after an ordinary tooth extraction the gums recede? An empty alveolar socket heals, and an unaesthetic bend is formed between the roots of adjacent teeth. To solve this issue, the dental surgery resorts to plasmotherapy – A-PRF and I-PRF technologies. The surgeons at Meerhof Dental Center use PRF for atraumatic tooth extraction, implantation, periodontal plastic surgery and other procedures requiring surgical intervention.
PRF (platelet-rich fibrin) is produced from a platelet concentrate, which is rich in white blood cells and vascular endothelial growth factors. The substance is derived from the patient’s blood plasma, so it does not cause allergy. The doctor draws 10 ml of venous blood directly at the appointment and places the biological material in a special centrifuge, where the necessary medication is produced.
PRF can be used in the use of a membrane or fibrin glue
Membranes (A-PRF) are produced in glass tubes and look like flaps that the doctor puts in wounds and sews up. A viscous liquid similar to glue is obtained by processing the patient’s blood in a plastic tube. Autoplasma is called I-PRF (injectable platelet-rich fibrin), as the medication is injected (I – injection) and hardened.
The benefits of plasma therapy are obvious:
Fibrin contributes to rapid wound healing and preservation of the gum volume after a tooth extraction, facilitates the repair of bone tissue affected by periodontal disease, corrects jaw defects before implantation and prosthetics.
The main effect is related to the stimulation of growth of blood vessels and soft tissues. Therefore, the scope of application is vast:
If you have got a cold or other infectious diseases, refrain from visiting the dentist until you recover.
The use of A-PRF and I-PRF technologies are also contraindicated for the patients suffering from the following disease:
Therefore, be sure to report health problems so that the doctor can make an objective assessment of the situation.
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