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Suturing Principles - Material Selection Suturing Principles - Material Selection

Author(s):

Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD

Date Added:

1/1/0001


Summary:

The primary objective of dental suturing is to position and secure surgical flaps to promote optimal healing The evolution of su turing materials has enabled decreased potential of postoperative infection and increased successful closure with minimal difficulty. Accurate flap opposition contributes to patient comfort and hemostas is, reduces the wound to be repaired, and prevents unnecessary bone destruction.

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