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Platelet Rich Plasma—A Healing Aid and Perfect Enhancement Factor: Review and Case Report

Iram Zaidi

Citation Information : Zaidi I. Platelet Rich Plasma—A Healing Aid and Perfect Enhancement Factor: Review and Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2011; 4 (1):69-75.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1085

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-01-2011


Abstract

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) has been a breakthrough in the stimulation and acceleration of tissue healing. It represents a relatively new approach in regenerative procedures and is a developing area in pediatric dentistry. It is an autologous source of growth factors obtained by sequestrating and concentrating platelets by gradient density centrifugation. This novel and potentially promising technique enhances body’s natural wound healing mechanism. This article goes on to describe preparation and clinical benefits of PRP in pediatric dentistry.


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