Efficacy of platelet rich fibrin in the reduction of the pain and swelling after impacted third molar surgery: Randomized multicenter split-mouth clinical trial

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Ozgul O., Senses F., Er N., Tekin U., TÜZ H. H. , Alkan A. , ...More

HEAD & FACE MEDICINE, vol.11, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s13005-015-0094-5
  • Title of Journal : HEAD & FACE MEDICINE


Background: Impacted third molar removal is a routine procedure in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) is a second generation platelet concentration which is produced by simplified protocol. The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of PRF in the healing process by evaluating the changes in pain and swelling after third molar surgery.