We are always trying to explore treatments that partner with your body to enhance and accelerate the healing process. One such option is platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) therapy. This solution is natural, safe, and made from a sample of your own blood. PRF is now widely used to help patients heal at a faster rate from invasive oral procedures while reducing inflammation.
Terms To Know
To better understand PRF, there are a few terms you should familiarize yourself with first.
Defining Platelet-Rich Fibrin Therapy
The best way to explain PRF therapy is to describe how it is developed and applied.
PRF is so effective that the potential applications of a PRF membranes are endless. In the field of dentistry, PRF is most commonly used for the following:
There are many advantages to using PRF therapy. It is safe and natural because it is made from your own blood. There is no risk for the transmission of disease. The possibility of infection is lower and the period of healing is accelerated. PRF stimulates hard and soft tissue by promoting tissue synthesis. With PRF you are less likely to experience complications and discomfort.
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