The Soft Monofilament
All OsseoGuard PTFE Sutures have 300 series stainless steel needles, the gold standard material for suture needles.
- Smooth Monofilament Rod
- Non-wicking monofilament construction
- Soft and comfortable for patients
Features & Benefits*
- 100% Medical Grade PTFE - Biologically inert
- Monofilament - Does not allow bacteria wicking into the surgical site
- Soft - Comfortable for patients
- Very low package memory - Excellent handling, knots securely
- Non-resorbable - Keeps the surgical site reliably closed
*Data on file with manufacturer.
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- Fotek PD, Neiva RF, Wang HL. Comparison of dermal matrix and polytetrafluoroethylene membrane for socket bone augmentation: a clinical and histologic study. J Periodontol. 2009;80:776-785.
- Barboza EP, Francisco BS, Ferreira VF. Soft tissue enhancement using non-expanded PTFE membranes without primary closure [abstract]. Presented at the 2008 Research Forum Poster Session. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) in Seattle, WA, September 6-9, 2008.
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Product clearance and availability may be limited to certain countries/regions. Please contact your local sales representative or customer service team.
Unless otherwise indicated, as referenced herein, all trademarks are the property of Zimmer Biomet; and all products are manufactured by one or more of the dental subsidiaries of Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. and marketed and distributed by Zimmer Biomet Dental and its authorized marketing partners. OsseoGuard PTFE products are manufactured by Osteogenics Biomedical, Inc. For additional product information, please refer to the individual product labeling or instructions for use. Product clearance and availability may be limited to certain countries/regions. This material is intended for clinicians only and does not comprise medical advice or recommendations. Distribution to any other recipient is prohibited. This material may not be copied or reprinted without the express written consent of Zimmer Biomet Dental. ZBINST0033 REV A 06/19 ©2019 Zimmer Biomet. All rights reserved.
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