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Year : 2017 | Month : April | Volume : 11 | Issue : 4 | Page : ZD01 - ZD03

Evaluation of Periapical Healing of Apicomarginal Defect in Mandibular First Molar Treated with Platelet Rich Fibrin: A Case Report

Jitesh Wadhwa, Alpa Gupta, Suruchi Hans

1. Reader, Department of Orthodontics, K.D Dental College, Mathura, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India. 2. Senior Resident, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India. 3. Reader, Department of Periodontics, Maharaja Ganga Singh Dental College and Research, Ganganagar, Rajasthan, India.

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Dr. Alpa Gupta,
640/30, Adarsh Nagar, Rohtak-124001, Haryana, India.


The presence of an apicomarginal defect is one of the reasons for the failure of endodontic treatment. The best treatment option to treat an apicomarginal defect is to perform endodontic surgery using Guided Tissue Regeneration (GTR) membranes. The present case report evaluated the healing of periapical lesion along with apicomarginal defect using Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) as membrane in periapical surgery of mandibular first molar. Recall examination was performed at 3 and 18 months post surgery. A satisfactory periapical healing was evident using PRF in apicomarginal defect of mandibular first molar. PRF may be considered as an alternative treatment for GTR membranes in the treatment of apicomarginal defects.


Endodontic periodontal communications, Guided tissue regeneration, Mineral trioxide aggregate

How to cite this article :

Jitesh Wadhwa, Alpa Gupta, Suruchi Hans. EVALUATION OF PERIAPICAL HEALING OF APICOMARGINAL DEFECT IN MANDIBULAR FIRST MOLAR TREATED WITH PLATELET RICH FIBRIN: A CASE REPORT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 April [cited: 2017 Jun 27 ]; 11:ZD01-ZD03. Available from

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DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/23992.9561

Date of Submission: Sep 06, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Oct 25, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Dec 04, 2016
Date of Publishing: Apr 01, 2017


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