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CASE REPORT

Papilla Augmentation Using Platelet Rich Fibrin - A Case Report

Ahila E, Jananni M, Vineela Kattam Reddy, Saravana Kumar R

Keywords : Papilla augmentation, platelet rich fibrin, periodontal plastic surgery, micro surgical technique

Citation Information : E A, M J, Reddy VK, R SK. Papilla Augmentation Using Platelet Rich Fibrin - A Case Report. 2015; 5 (1):60-64.

DOI: 10.5005/jsd-5-1-60

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; The Author(s).


Abstract

Interdental papilla plays a vital role in determining aesthetics. Loss of interdental papilla is seen as unaesthetic black triangles in the interdental space. To regenerate the lost papilla, various techniques have been tried. In most of the techniques, connective tissue grafts are used to fill the space. This case report presents augmentation of interdental papilla using Han & Takei method with use of platelet rich fibrin. The advantage of using PRF is that there is no secondary surgical site involvement and patient acceptability & comfort is much greater.


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