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Case ReportVolume 2 Issue 4

A Novel Approach for Root Coverage Using Autologous Platelet Rich Fibrin with Coronally Advanced Flap - A Case Report

Megha Phogat Rana1 and Samriti Katoch2*

1Reader, Department of Periodontology, Seema Dental College and Hospital, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
2Postgraduate Student, Department of Periodontology, Seema Dental College and Hospital, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

*Corresponding Author: Samriti Katoch, Postgraduate Student, Department of Periodontics, Seema Dental College and Hospital, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India.

Received: February 02, 2018; Published: March 23, 2018

Citation: Megha Phogat Rana and Samriti Katoch. “A Novel Approach for Root Coverage Using Autologous Platelet Rich Fibrin with Coronally Advanced Flap - A Case Report”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 2.4 (2018).

Abstract

  Gingival recession results due to the apical migration of gingival margin. Correction of such gingival recession is necessary to enhance aesthetic as well as functional demand. Variety of periodontal plastic surgical procedures including coronally advanced flap (CAF) are described, each having advantages and disadvantages. To improve the clinical outcome of such surgical procedures, several regenerative materials have been combined with it. Though platelet rich fibrin (PRF) is one of the best regenerative material, it is not frequently used along with the periodontal plastic surgical procedures. In the present case report, PRF is combined with CAF for the treatment of multiple gingival recessions. The addition of PRF to CAF procedure provided complete root coverage. This case report helped to focus treatment outcomes and predictability of autologous PRF when used along with CAF for the treatment of recession defects on multiple adjacent teeth.

Keywords: Gingival Recession; Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF); Coronally Advanced Flap (CAF); Regeneration

Copyright: © 2018 Megha Phogat Rana and Samriti Katoch. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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