What is the L-PRF Grafting Technique?

L-PRF, or leukocyte-poor platelet-rich fibrin, is a type of grafting technique used by oral surgeons to promote healing and tissue regeneration in the mouth and jaw. This technique involves extracting a small amount of blood from the patient's arm, separating the platelets and fibrin from the red and white blood cells, and then injecting the concentrated solution into the affected area.

The platelets in the L-PRF solution release growth factors that stimulate the production of new cells and tissue, while the fibrin acts as a scaffold to support the growth of the new tissue. This can help to speed up the healing process and improve the quality of the repaired tissue.

L-PRF grafting is commonly used in oral surgery procedures such as bone augmentation, periodontal surgery, and implant placement. It may also be used to treat certain types of oral infections or to repair damaged tissue after trauma or injury.

Overall, L-PRF grafting is a safe and effective technique that can be used to promote healing and tissue regeneration in the mouth and jaw. It is often used in conjunction with other surgical techniques to achieve optimal results.

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