Effect of topically applied hyaluronic acid on pain and palatal epithelial wound healing: An examiner-masked, randomized, controlled clinical trial


Yildirim S. , Öztürk Özener H. , Doğan B. , Kuru B.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.89, pp.36-45, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 89
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2017.170105
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.36-45
  • Keywords: operative, pain, postoperative complications, surgical procedures, transplants, wound healing, SUBEPITHELIAL CONNECTIVE-TISSUE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, DONOR SITE, PERIODONTAL SURGERY, HEMOSTATIC AGENTS, PATIENT MORBIDITY, GRAFT, COVERAGE, EFFICACY, GEL

Abstract

Background: This study aims to evaluate the effects of two different concentrations of topical hyaluronic acid (HA) on postoperative patient discomfort and wound healing of palatal donor sites after free gingival graft (FGG) surgery.