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creos™ syntoprotect

Your easy choice of dense PTFE membranes to expand grafting options

Broad range of synthetic non-resorbable membranes, including Ti-reinforced.

syntoprotect PTFE membrane

Purposely leave the membrane exposed to allow preservation of the soft tissue architecture and keratinized mucosa.

NON-RESORBABLE

Won’t resorb prematurely - you dictate healing time.


SOFT TISSUE ATTACHES, BUT DOESN’T GROW THROUGH THE MEMBRANE

Exposed membrane allows for non-surgical removal; no anesthesia required.


100% DENSE (NON-EXPANDED) PTFE

Impervious to bacteria - pore size less than 0.3 μm.


Clinical predictability

In two separate studies treating a total of 696 extraction sites using dense PTFE membranes in an exposed technique, there were no reported infections.1, 2

syntoprotect Ti-reinforced PTFE membrane

TRADITIONAL FRAME DESIGN

Incorporating delicate and strategically-placed titanium “struts” with more than 25 years of clinical history and successful use in GBR.

DELICATE, LIGHTWEIGHT FRAMEWORK

Easy to trim and compliant with the overlying soft tissues.


HANDLING OPTIONS

Broad portfolio with 13 shapes in 2 thicknesses.


LESS IS MORE

Less titanium bulk allows for greater versatility in shaping and placement providing additional stability in large, non-spacemaking osseous defects.


 

Clinical efficacy

  • syntoprotect (cytoplast) dense PTFE membrane bone loss clinical study

    Bone loss 1-year post-extraction³

    Vertical bone loss measured at crest. Horizontal measured from stent to buccal plate.

  • syntoprotect (cytoplast) PTFE membrane, soft tissue regeneration after extraction poster

    Soft tissue regeneration 90 days post-extraction⁴

    Measured as reduction of the occlusal distance between buccal and lingual gingival margins.

  • syntoprotect (cytoplast) PTFE membrane, vertical ridge augmentation around implants clinical trial

    Vertical ridge augmentation around implants⁵

    Mean vertical bone regeneration.

Designed to aid in membrane stabilization

Hexagonal surface dimples provide a textured surface that increases the area available for cellular attachment without increasing porosity. The textured surface is designed to help stabilize the membrane and the soft tissue flap.

creos syntoprotect SEM image
 
 
Dr Silva's webinar on creos syntoprotect

Webinar with Dr. Liliana Silva

Synthetic titanium reinforced PTFE membrane in 3D ridge augmentations.

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References

See Instructions For Use for full prescribing information, including indications, contraindications, warnings and precautions.

 

 

  1. Barboza EP, Stutz B, Ferreira VF, Carvalho W. Guided bone regeneration using nonexpanded polytetrafluoroethylene membranes in preparation for dental implant placements - A report of 420 cases. Implant Dent. 2010;19:2-7
    Read on PubMed
  2. Hoffman O, Bartee BK, Beaumont C, Kasaj A, Deli G, Zafiropoulos GG. Alveolar bone preservation in extraction sockets using non-resorbable dPTFE membranes: A retrospective non-randomized study. J Periodontol. 2008;79:1355-1369.
    Read on PubMed
  3. 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.
    Read on PubMed
  4. Barboza Ep, Francisco Bs, Ferreira Vf. Soft tissue enhancement using non-expanded PTFE membranes without primary closure. Presented at the 2008 Research Forum Poster Session. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) in Seattle, WA, September 6-9, 2008.
    Read here
  5. Ronda M, Rebaudi A, Torelli L, Stacchi C. Expanded vs. dense polytetrafluoroethylene membranes in vertical ridge augmentation around dental implants: a prospective randomized controlled clinical trial. Clin. Oral Impl. Res. 2014 Jul;25(7):859-66.
    Read on PubMed

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