Topical simvastatin gel as a novel therapeutic modality for palatal donor site wound healing following free gingival graft procedure.
Acta Odontol Scand 2017 Nov 16:1-8. Epub 2017 Nov 16.
b Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy , Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia.
Objective: Autogenous soft-tissue grafting is a commonly used procedure nowadays in dentistry. However, the prolonged healing time needed for the donor site leads to increase the patient's pain and discomfort. Statin has been observed to be beneficial in reducing bacterial burden, improving epithelization and wound healing. Read More