RTI Biologics, a provider of orthopedic, dental, hernia, and other biologic implants, announced that its bovine pericardium membrane has been introduced into the dental market through its distributor, Zimmer Dental, under the trade name CopiOs.
The CopiOs pericardium membrane is designed to address the needs of oral surgeons, periodontists, and dentists in conjunction with bone grafting and implant procedures. RTI partners with Zimmer Dental, a provider of dental implants, in the rapidly growing dental biologics market.
The membrane is used in various oral surgical procedures, including guided bone regeneration. The bovine pericardium membrane implant received 510(k) clearance for dental applications from the FDA in the second quarter of 2008.