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CASE REPORT

Pouch and Tunnel Techniques with and without the Use of Platelet-rich Fibrin for Root Coverage: Case Reports

Shiny Inasu, Biju Thomas

Keywords : Appearance, Gingival recession, Periodontal disease, Platelet-rich fibrin, Surgery

Citation Information : Inasu S, Thomas B. Pouch and Tunnel Techniques with and without the Use of Platelet-rich Fibrin for Root Coverage: Case Reports. J Health Sci Res 2021; 12 (1):17-20.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10042-1101

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 21-07-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Root coverage procedures for managing gingival recessions are found to be effective; however, each technique varies in its indication and its surgical procedure. Coronally advanced flap (CAF) is a widely used surgical procedure for root coverage. Several regenerative materials, such as platelet-rich plasma and platelet-rich fibrin (PRF), are also combined with it to improve the clinical outcome. This case report compares CAF in combination with PRF and CAF alone, to overview on the technique that has been carried out and provided better results and complete root coverage.


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