Our dental team at George Sferra Dental in Somers, NY eagerly keeps up with the latest innovations in oral health. We provide our patients with a wide range of services to better help them and improve their health while keeping them safe. One of the treatments we offer is known as PRP (platelet rich plasma) treatment. What is PRP treatment and what is involved with the treatment? Continue reading to learn more about this unique service.
PRP treatments are often used by doctors to stimulate the body’s healing process. It uses a by-product of blood. We are now able to use it for clinical dentistry purposes. Blood platelets are an essential part of the function of an individual’s body. They allow the blood to clot and improve the healing process of wounds. Our dentist uses PRP treatment for several purposes including bone grafting for implants, bone repair, and fistula repair. This safe procedure uses the blood from the patient’s very own body and eliminates the concern of acquiring disease. It also increases comfort levels after the above procedures. PRP treatment also decreases the chance of infection as it quickly seals the wound. It accelerates the healing process, leaving you with more comfort at a faster pace. Finally, PRP is a safe treatment as it only uses a significantly small amount from the patient’s own blood supply. Your dentist will take a portion of your blood for use after your procedure and apply it to your wound right away. They may also provide you with prescribed medication and instructions for after your treatment with us is over.
Contact our New York dental clinic for more information regarding PRP treatment for your upcoming procedure.