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PRF – Bonegraft

What is PRF?

PRF (Platelet-Rich Fibrin) and bone grafting are advanced dental procedures that are used to improve the quality and quantity of bone in the jaw. Both are commonly used to prepare the jaw for dental implants, but can also be used in other dental procedures such as sinus lifts and ridge augmentation.

PRF is a type of autologous blood concentrate that is rich in platelets and growth factors. It is created from a small sample of the patient’s own blood, and is used to enhance the body’s natural healing process. When PRF is used in conjunction with a bone graft, it can accelerate the healing process and improve the quality of the newly formed bone.

A bone graft is a procedure in which bone tissue is taken from one area of the body and transplanted to another area. The transplanted bone can be taken from the patient’s own body (autograft) or from a cadaver (allograft) or other synthetic sources. The bone graft is placed in the jaw and held in place with small screws or other fixation devices. Over time, the transplanted bone will fuse with the existing bone, creating a strong foundation for dental implants or other dental restorations.

PRF and bone grafting are often used together in a single procedure to improve the chances of successful implant placement, and to achieve optimal results. Both procedures are performed by a dental professional and are usually done under local anesthesia or IV sedation. The healing time varies depending on the type of procedure, but it can take several months for the bone to fully integrate and heal.