Table 1: Total study patient clinical data.

ParameterPRFNon-PRF
Patients (n) Patients (n)

Age (yrs) ranges
 14–20 years 54 62
 21–25 years 23 24
 26–30 years 5 8
 31–35 years 9 2
 35–40 years 4 2
 40+ years 5 2
Females 54 41
Males 46 59
Oral contraceptive steroid users 11 8
Smokers/oral tobacco users 5 5
Diabetes (insulin dependent) 1 1
Estrogen therapy (HRT) 1 0
Patients receiving additional narcotic Rx’s 15 18
Patients receiving additional steroid Rx’s 17 11
PreOperative lower Third-Molar Eval.
 History of pericoronitis 3 5
 Fully erupted molar 36 16
 Soft tissue impacted molar 6 5
 Partially bony impacted molar 84 98
 Completely bony impacted molar 71 76