This video discusses use of plasma rich in growth factors (PRGF) in oral surgery for enhancing bone growth and healing process. A patient with a complex extraction is shown along with how the material is processed and inserted into the extraction site. PRGF has many biological benefits in wound healing and maturation of tissues and has become a key part of bone and tissue regeneration protocol in our office.
Dental implants success depends on many factors including patient health, proper diagnosis and treatment planning, team approach between the oral surgeon, restorative dentist, and other team members, as well as normal and healthy bone where implants are placed. This podcast reviews techniques used to correct a three dimensional jaw bone defect to allow proper positioning of dental implants and bridge.