3-0 PTFE 18" C-22 Needle | 818B


Product Specifications:

  • Suture Type: Non-Absorbable
  • Suture Material: Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)
  • Suture Size: 3-0 (metric size 2.0)
  • Suture Length: 18 inches (45 cm)
  • Needle Type: C-22, precision reverse cutting
  • Needle Length: 16 mm
  • Quantity per Box: 12 sutures

Key Features:

  • Precision Reverse Cutting Needle: Designed for precision, the C-22 needle is ideal for minimizing tissue trauma and enhancing ease of use.
  • Non-Absorbable PTFE Material: Offers inert properties, ensuring no tissue reaction and maintaining strength over time.
  • Biocompatibility: PTFE is well-tolerated in the body, making it suitable for patients with sensitivities.


  • Non-Reactive: Does not elicit a tissue reaction, providing a more comfortable post-operative experience.
  • Secure Knotting: High-quality material allows for secure knot placement, critical in dental procedures.
  • Long-Term Placement: Suitable for procedures requiring the presence of the suture over an extended period due to its non-absorbable nature.

Suggested Procedures for Periodontists:

  • Soft Tissue Grafting: Secure the graft with PTFE sutures to ensure stability and promote optimal healing.
  • Implant Site Preparation: Utilize for flap closure to ensure a secure and undisturbed healing environment.
  • Guided Bone Regeneration (GBR) and Guided Tissue Regeneration (GTR): Use PTFE sutures to hold membranes in place, providing the necessary support for bone and tissue regeneration.


The 3-0 PTFE suture with an 18-inch C-22 precision reverse cutting needle, product code 818B, is an ideal choice for periodontists seeking reliable and inert suture material for dental surgeries. Its non-reactive nature and ease of use make it a mainstay for intricate periodontal procedures.

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