Platelet-rich plasma injection is a great way to provide quicker healing after bone grafting and other procedures. This injection has been extensively used in various clinical settings, such as heart surgery and wound care. It is a by-product of blood that is rich in healing factors that contribute to your body’s natural healing process.natural healing properties of platelets to improve the appearance and overall health of skin.”
Your oral surgeon can extract a small vial of blood, spin it in a centrifuge to extract the plasma, and administer it directly to your surgical site. The plasma comes from your own blood, so there is virtually no risk of contamination or disease transmission. PRP can be generated in our offices while you are undergoing a surgical procedure. By administering PRP directly to your surgical site, growth factors that are present in your blood expedite the healing process.
Patients can generally resume their normal activities directly following the procedure.
Benefits of PRP
Platelet-rich plasma offers patients several benefits, including the following:
- A decrease in healing times after bone grafting procedures
- Virtually no risk of disease transmission
- Convenience—it only takes 20 minutes for your oral surgeon to create PRP from your blood sample
- Comfort—your doctor creates PRP in the form of gel, which makes it easy to apply
Platelet-Rich Plasma at Mountain State Oral & Facial Surgery
If you’re interested in any of the treatments we offer, we encourage you to contact our office to see how we can help you. We have offices conveniently located in Ashland, KY, or Beckley, Charleston, Huntington, Hurricane, Kanawha City, Parkersburg, or Princeton WV.
We work closely with The Facial Center to provide a range of cosmetic services, including HydraFacial MD®, JUVÉDERM®, facelifts, and so much more! Call us or visit The Facial Center’s website to learn more.