The Importance of the Blood-Derived Growth Factors in Oral Surgery

  • Carlos Fernando de Almeida Barros Mourão Postdoctoral Researcher in Biotechnology at Federal Fluminense University/ Niterói - RJ - Brazil Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - São José School of Dentistry/ Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brazil
Keywords: Oral Surgery, Growth Factors


The surgical procedures evolve at all times, however dental surgeries, in especially dental removals and soft tissue management, these techniques may variate according to the surgeon, but the basic principles are always the same. After the introduction of blood-derived growth factors in dentistry has modified the protocol of many surgeons, because of this by-product of the blood, assists in two essential steps: trans-operative and postoperative.


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Mourão CF. The Importance of the Blood-Derived Growth Factors in Oral Surgery. IABCR [Internet]. 20Mar.2018 [cited 20Mar.2019];4(1):1. Available from: