Clinical and radiographic outcomes of the use of Platelet-Rich Fibrin after Impacted Mandibular Third Molar Surgery: a controlled prospective study
- تاريخ النشر: 2016-04-01
Purpose This study was aimed to assess the clinical and radiographic outcomes of the use of platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) after Impacted Mandibular Third Molar extractions. Patients and Methods Forty extractions of bilateral impacted mandibular third molars were performed in 20 volunteers (8 men, 12 women; 18 to 24 years old). After extraction of right and left mandibular third molars, the socket at one side received the autologous PRF (test group) and the other was filled with blood clot (control group). Digital panoramic radiographs were obtained on (7 days 3, and 6 months) postoperatively The parameters evaluated included pain, swelling, maximum mouth opening , and bone formation .