Implications of Platelet Rich Plasma in an Iatrogenic Periodontal Defect

Case report


Syed Wali Peeran 2, Madhumala Thiruneervannan 1 , Marei Hamed Mugrabi 2, Khaled Awidat Abdalla 3, P.G.Naveen kumar 1

1-Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Vinayaka Missions Sankarachariyar’s Dental College, Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation Deemed University, Salem, India 2-Department of Periodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Al-Arab Medical University, Benghazi, Libya 3-Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Sebha University. Sebha, Libya.

JMJ 2010, Vol.10, No.2:151-153


This case report discusses a periodontal defect caused by an apically displaced orthodontic molar band, which was left unnoticed by the orthodontist leading to a periodontal abscess with consequent bone loss. It also highlights the use of platelet rich plasma (PRP) as a novel method to enhance and boost periodontal healing.

Keywords: Platelet rich plasma, Periodontal healing, Iatrogenic problem, Periodontal defects, Adverse effects of orthodontic appliances.