Platelet Rich Plasma
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is produced as a byproduct of the patient's own blood. Drs. Grim, Popowich, Cernansky and Laski are able to process a sample of your own blood in the office to achieve a high concentration of platelets. The platelets carry growth factors, which act as signals for the body to heal. By concentrating the platelets in an area where a bone graft or surgery is performed, enhanced healing has been shown to occur.
PRP is a useful adjunct in the various procedures performed by the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. It helps to enhance healing in areas where dental implants are placed, bone grafting are placed, and closure of various bony defects.
PRP also has many advantages:
What to Expect when PRP is made?
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