Volume 8 Issue 12 (December, 2020)

Review Articles

An updated review on accelerated Orthodontic Tooth Movement using Plasma Rich Protein
Dr. Harish Ponniah, Dr. Amritha Menon

In recent times, demand and need for orthodontic treatment have increased with the advancement of accelerated orthodontic treatment. Currently, submucosal injection of platelet rich protein is a technique developed for accelerating orthodontic tooth movement by simulating the effect of bone without any loss of alveolar bone and surgical procedure. The current review article discusses about composition, preparation, mechanism, side effects and effects of PRP on orthodontic tooth movement. Keywords: Orthodontic tooth movement, Alveolar bone, Plasma rich protein.

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