Dental Education
Online Dental Education Dental education lectures and videos Online dental ce Dental education articles Expert dental educators Dental products education Dental Community
 
Video Details
Platelet Rich Fibrin (L-PRF) Protocol

Description:
Platelet Rich Fibrin (L-PRF) is an autologous fibrin membrane made by spinning down whole blood and harvesting the platelet and leukocyte containing fibrin fraction. Dr. Maurice Salama’s assistant, Charlene Bennett, will elaborate in detail describing the step-by step PRF preparation and how it can be utilized clinically.

Date Added:
2/7/2012

Author(s):
Charlene Bennett, CDA
Recognized Institutes

Featured Products
Intra-Lock Systems
L-PRF

Online Videos / Surgery / Other Surgical / Platelet Rich Fibrin (L-PRF) Protocol




Questions & Comments
Jason Bressler - (4/15/2016 7:18 PM)

I need some clarity on using PRF membranes for grafting.

After grafting the deficient site with bone, is the next layer over the bone a resorbable or non resorbable membrane AND then the PRF membrane? Or is the the bone, then PRF membrane, and then resorbable or non resorbable?

Any help here would be appreciated!

-Dr Bressler

sameer Thukral - (5/9/2015 6:10 AM)

Dr. Salama.. What is the difference between L-PRF, A-PRF AND I-PRF ? Thanks

Maurice Salama - (3/24/2015 7:14 AM)

Brian; Thanks for being with us in Dallas. Your view is a correct one. There are presentations on this website from both the founders of PRF and PRGF if you want more information about both protocols. Additionally, there are workshops and specific lectures on these topics on this site. Here is one that compares all systems. See link below. regards Dr. Salama http://www.dentalxp.com/Search.aspx?q=PRF

Brian Black - (3/23/2015 11:48 PM)

I just completed the course in Dallas with Dr. Salama. I'm in the process of getting this integrated into my office. After watching both the PRGF and the PRF videos, the PRF seems much simpler to implement in the office. Is there a great benefit to the PRGF over the PRF? From what I see, with the PRF you still get your membrane slug, and liquid for mixing with bone.

George McQueen - (11/10/2014 9:43 AM)

I just attended a workshop in Orlando where they did not cut the fibrin from the rest of the red clot....they simply brushed it off which left just a little red and gave a slightly larger membrane. Thanks for the presentation!!! Also, it was exciting to see how this is being used to help heal ulcers for diabetics etc.

sameh salama - (10/7/2014 7:40 AM)

i would like to inquire about the exact centrifugal force for L-PRF synthesis. in most papers it recommend about 400G however, if i'm not mistaken the process centrifuge in this video is close to the hettich EBA model and taking in prespective of the rotor radius and the 3000 rpm in the demo the centrifugal force is far from 400G. i would like to know if my hypothesis is right or not. thanks

Joseph Choukroun - (7/20/2014 3:43 PM)

Edward, A-PRF will give you more cells than PRF or L-PRF. definitely the presence of these white cells will improve the vasculrization.(synergy of the granulocytes and monocytes). White cells also produce BMP's..
Another interesting observation: the fibrin is less dense and indeed the cell penetration through the fibrin network is faster.. and then the tissue building is faster. Dr Choukroun

edward shapiro - (7/19/2014 8:39 AM)

Charlene. Thanks so much. Seems like a very easy system. I am debating between this and prgf. seems leukocytes are a good thing? How long between drawing blood and spinning. Intralock reps say 1 minute so if drawing 4-8 tubes do you spin for 1 minute first tubes and then spin rest so no coagulation. There are several centrifuges out there for this including Intralock, Dowel and Dr. C himself thru Blusky? Any difference. Also a newer A-prf protocol? is this different. thanks.

Oscar Guzman Sanchez - (6/18/2014 3:45 PM)

Hi, how warm the oven has to be? Also where can I buy these system? Thanks

Related Videos
Dr. Ady Palti on Facial Cosmetic Surgery Part 1 Premium Member Content

Dr. Ady Palti on Facial Cosmetic Surgery Part 1
Dr. Palti discusses facial cosmetic surgery and bone augmentation.

Presented By:: Jack T. Krauser, DMD;Ady Palti, DDS
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Laser Uncovery of Dental Implants Premium Member Content

Laser Uncovery of Dental Implants
Although many clinicians prefer to place all their implants in a one stage approach there are times when a healing abutment must be sacrificed for a cover screw and the implant buried for a two stage approach. In situations where primary stability is low, where bone grafting has occurred or where less than 2 mm of soft tissue is available then a safer approach may be to uncover the fixtures after a 3 month healing. Lasers have become a go to “soft tissue hand piece” for many clinicians when manipulating soft tissue around implants due to their minimal zone of necrosis, ability to provide ideal hemostasis and their safety of use around fixtures compared to traditional soft tissue methodologies like electrosurgical units, some of which can lead to catastrophic failures with implants. See how both diode lasers and erbium lasers can be used safely and efficiently to uncover and move tissue around implants during stage two surgeries

Presented By:: Glenn A. van As, BSc, DMD
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Comprehending Maxillofacial Anatomy and Related Pathology with CBCT Premium Member Content

Comprehending Maxillofacial Anatomy and Related Pathology with CBCT
The advent of CBCT has brought a great deal of excitement to the dental professionals. For the first time, we have a diagnostic tool which has overcome the known disadvantages of the traditional projectional dental diagnostic images (periapical and panoramic radiographs) with the provision of sharp sectional images at any desired plane (multiplannar imaging).

Presented By:: Christos Angelopoulos, DDS, MS
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Related Courses
Osseodensification: A Paradigm Shift in Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

Osseodensification: A Paradigm Shift in Implant Dentistry
This course aims to present Osseodensification techniques designed to maximize implant primary stability, implant insertion torque, and early loading of dental implants. Atraumatic Osseodensification techniques may also be used for alveolar ridge expansion, hydraulic maxillary sinus floor elevation with autografting.

Presented By:: Rodrigo Neiva, DDS, MS
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Credit)
Watch Now>>
Horizontal Augmentation Through the Ridge-Split Procedure: A Predictable Surgical Modality in Implant Reconstruction Premium Member Content

Horizontal Augmentation Through the Ridge-Split Procedure: A Predictable Surgical Modality in Implant Reconstruction
In this presentation, the author concentrated on the ridge-split procedure (RSP) as a form of a ridge modification (widening or augmentation), the technique that offers many possibilities and has many advantages in oral pre-prosthetic implant reconstruction. There are many modifications of the RSP. This presentation is a description of classical ridge-split procedure in maxilla and mandible that has been successfully employed for many years in author’s surgical practice.

Presented By:: Len Tolstunov, DDS, DMD
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Bone Augmentation and Implant Planning in a 3-D CBCT World Premium Member Content

Bone Augmentation and Implant Planning in a 3-D CBCT World
Don’t sit on the sidelines! Incorporate CBCT technology into your practice today for improved implant treatment planning, perio defect diagnostics, identification of perio-endo involvement, bone grafting evaluation, surgical guide fabrication and implant outcomes assessment. This presentation will highlight cases where CBCT unparalleled views positively affected diagnosis, treatment plans, outcomes and case acceptance.

Presented By:: Bradley S. McAllister, DDS, PhD
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Related Articles
Applied Techniques for Predictable Suture Placement Part 3

Applied Techniques for Predictable Suture Placement Part 3
Standard protocols for suturing have been developed for the positioning and securing of surgical flaps to promote optimal healing. Parts 1 and 2 of this article discussed the indications for a variely of suturing techniques, including the periosteal suture technique, the simple look modification of interrupted suture technique, and several continuous suture techniques. Vertical mattress sutures, coronally repositioned mattress sutures, horizontal mattress sutures, and vertical sling mattress sutures…

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD
View Article>>
The Socket-Shield Technique: First Histological, Clinical, and Volumetrical Observations after Separation of the Buccal Tooth Segment – A Pilot Study

The Socket-Shield Technique: First Histological, Clinical, and Volumetrical Observations after Separation of the Buccal Tooth Segment – A Pilot Study
The “socket-shield technique” has shown its potential in preserving buccal tissues. However, front teeth often have to be extracted due to vertical fractures in buccolingual direction. It has not yet been investigated if the socket-shield technique can only be used with intact roots or also works with a modified shield design referring to vertical fracture lines. The aim of this study was to assess histologically, clinically, and volumetrically the effect of separating the remaining buccal root segment in two pieces before immediate implant placement.

Author(s): Markus B. Hürzeler, DMD, PhD;Daniel Bäumer, DDS; Otto Zuhr, DDS; Stephan Rebele, DDS; David Schneider, DDS, PhD; Peter Schupbach, PhD
View Article>>
Human Histologic Evaluation of Anorganic Bovine Bone Mineral Combined with Recombinant Human Platelet-Derived Growth Factor BB in Maxillary Sinus Augmentation: Case Series Study

Human Histologic Evaluation of Anorganic Bovine Bone Mineral Combined with Recombinant Human Platelet-Derived Growth Factor BB in Maxillary Sinus Augmentation: Case Series Study
The objective of this study was to examine the potential for improved bone regenerative outcomes in maxillary sinus augmentation procedures using platelet-derived growth factor BB and anorganic bovine bone mineral.

Author(s): David Garber, DMD;Maurice Salama, DMD;Steven S. Wallace, DDS;Myron Nevins, DDS;James J. Hanratty, DDS; Bradley S. McAllister, DDS; Marc L. Nevins, DMD, MMSc; Peter Schupbach, PhD; Simon M. Bernstein, DDS, MS; David M. Kim, DDS, DMSc
View Article>>
Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
©2016

Preferred Language: English Flag
Contact Us · Login · Register