Comparative Evaluation of Platelet Rich Fibrin and Dehydrated Amniotic Membrane for the Treatment of Gingival Recession- A Clinical StudyCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Ankita Jain,
F-4, Krishi Nagar, Indore-452001, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Introduction: The main objective of any therapeutic intervention aimed at root coverage is to restore the tissue margin to the cemento-enamel junction and to regenerate the lost periodontium.
Aim: To compare the effectiveness of Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) and Amniotic Membrane (AM) in the treatment of gingival recession by Coronally Advanced Flap (CAF) Technique.
Materials and Methods: Thirty systemically healthy patients who met inclusion-exclusion criteria were selected. After Phase-I therapy, patients were randomly allocated to one of the groups; PRF (Group-A) and Amnion Group (Group-B). Clinical parameters like Plaque Index (PI), Recession Depth (RD) and Width of Keratinized Gingiva (WKG) were measured on the baseline day, three months and six months postoperatively. Mann-Whitney test and Wilcoxon signed ranks test were applied for intergroup and intragroup comparisons respectively.
Results: Intergroup comparison between platelet rich fibrin and amniotic membrane showed statistically insignificant difference in the recession depth and width of keratinized gingiva at three and six months postoperatively.
Conclusion: Both the membranes were equally effective in terms of recession coverage and increase in width of keratinized gingiva.
Coronally advanced flap, Recession depth, Width of keratinized gingiva
Ankita Jain, Gagan Rajesh Jaiswal, Kanteshwari Kumathalli, Rajesh Kumar, Alisha Singh, Aakrti Sarwan. COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF PLATELET RICH FIBRIN AND DEHYDRATED AMNIOTIC MEMBRANE FOR THE TREATMENT OF GINGIVAL RECESSION- A CLINICAL STUDY. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 August [cited: 2017 Aug 20 ]; 11:ZC24-ZC28. Available from
Date of Submission: Apr 28, 2017
Date of Peer Review: May 27, 2017
Date of Acceptance: Jul 13, 2017
Date of Publishing: Aug 01, 2017
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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