Dental suture

Dental sutures

6.0 PVDF Polyvinylidene Fluoride (Seralene) – Similar PTFE maybe a little nicer for esthetic areas.  Used to secure CT graft

 

Vicryl (polyglactin 910) is an absorbable, synthetic, usually braided suture

PGA Suture
PTFE suture 3-0
C. Gut Suture 3-0
Gut Suture 3-0
Nylon 6-0 for anterior areas

Polypropylene similar nylon but more expensive

Monofilament

Polydioxanone (PDS) – 2-0 used in dome barrier bone graft
Poliglecaprone 25 (Monocryl)
Glycomer 631
PLGC – poly L-lactide-co-glycolide-coepsilon- caprolactone = poly(lactic acid-co-glycolic acid-co-ε-caprolactone) – Similar to Monocryl
PLGA – same PLGC without the C, poly(lactic acid-co-glycolic acid

Molea 2000 B J Pl Surg

 

Many materials are also used for dental membranes.  Synthetic dental membranes.

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