Promoting quicker healing and recovery with Platelet-Rich Fibrin

The miraculous way in which our body works to heal itself is something that has fascinated those in the medical field for years. In addition to what our bodies do to heal, other bioactive substances have been explored to enhance this process — one such example is platelets. Specifically, platelet-rich fibrin has started to become increasingly used by dentists to promote quicker healing and recovery post-treatment.

Platelet Rich Fibrin Treatment Process in Knoxville TN Area

If you are in Knoxville, Tennessee, and are looking for one of the only dentists in the area offering this cutting-edge technology, visit Drs. Stephen Malone and Michael Costa, and the team at Knoxville Smiles at Malone & Costa Dentistry. The best part about platelet-rich fibrin is that it comes from your own blood and is widely used in dentistry, making it a tried and tested method that enhances healing.

Platelets for healing

The platelets which can be pulled from your blood contain a significant level of essential growth factors that stimulate and support the healing of wounds. As mentioned, platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) is created from the patient’s own blood, making it wholly unique to the patient. When used in dental surgery, PRF expedites tissue regeneration for a quicker recovery and reduces discomfort post-surgery.

Advantages of platelet-rich fibrin

The advantages of PRF are numerous:

  • PRF is safe and effective as it is a by-product of the patient’s own blood. This makes the transmission of possible diseases a non-issue. 
  • The production of platelet-rich fibrin is quick and can be produced while the patient is in for their outpatient procedure, such as dental implant surgery.
  • PRF is affordable and produces consistent satisfactory results.
  • It also assists in the restoration of bone defects caused by extracted teeth.
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Treatment with platelet-rich fibrin near me in Knoxville, TN

If you are in the Knoxville, TN area seeking more information about how platelet-rich fibrin can be used in an upcoming dental procedure, please contact Knoxville Smiles at Malone & Costa Dentistry. You can reach us at (865) 426-1776

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Dr. Micheal Costa

Dr. Costa

Dr. Stephen Malone

Dr. Malone


Knoxville Smiles at Malone & Costa Dentistry offers a unique dental care experience to our patients in Knoxville, Tennessee, and the surrounding areas. The crew is committed to protecting and increasing the natural beauty of your smile by employing conservative, cutting-edge techniques that result in attractive, long-lasting smiles!

Our dedicated and experienced team of doctors includes Dr. Stephen Malone, D.M.D., University of Louisville, and Dr. Michael Costa, D.D.S., UNC School of Dentistry, M.H.A., UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health in Chapel Hill, NC. They are firm believers in continuing education to provide their patients with the finest possible care.

Drs. Costa and Malone see their patients as real partners in their service. Our team is committed to making your dental care journey as pleasant as possible.

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