Table 2: Clinical data of patients who developed localized osteitis.

ParameterPRFNon-PRF
patients (n)patients (n)

Age (yrs) ranges
 14–20 years 0 6
 21–25 years 0 4
 26–30 years 0 1
 31–35 years 1 1
 35–40 years 0 0
 40+ years 1 1
Females 1 9
Males 1 4
Oral contraceptive steroid users 0 4
Smokers/Oral Tobacco users 0 1
Diabetes (insulin dependent) 1 1
Estrogen therapy (HRT) 1 0
Patients receiving additional narcotic Rx’s 2 9
Patients receiving additional steroid Rx’s 2 7
Bilaterally occurring localized osteitis 0 6
PreOperative lower third molar eval
 Partially bony impacted molar 0 10
 Completely bony impacted molar 2 9