Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP is a by-product of blood that is exceptionally rich in platelets. The blood platelets perform several essential functions in the body, including blood clot formation and the release of growth factors that help to heal wounds. These growth factors stimulate the stem cells to produce new host tissue as quickly as possible, which is why platelet rich plasma is so effective in the post-treatment healing process.
There are several ways in which PRP can be used in clinical dentistry:
Reasons for Platelet Rich Plasma treatment:
Platelet rich plasma application is now widely used to expedite the post-procedure healing process and is completely safe. Almost all patients report a much greater degree of comfort immediately after their procedure. There are also several more distinct advantages of PRP:
Immediately after suturing the wound, the dentist will apply the PRP to the surgical area in a high concentration. This will expedite your healing and decrease the amount of discomfort following the surgery.