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Inside Dentistry
December 2016
Volume 12, Issue 12
Peer-Reviewed

Final Thought

This case study presents a successful esthetic and functional outcome for an implant patient who received PRP and PRF therapies, which are used routinely by the author for implant cases. As was demonstrated in this instance, the author has found that patients treated in this way experience faster and stronger bone regeneration with fewer complications, fewer infections, and very favorable soft-tissue healing.

Disclosure

The author has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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