NovaBone secures CE mark for collagen wound dressing products

27 September 2016 (Last Updated September 27th, 2016 18:30)

US-based biologics medical device company NovaBone has secured CE mark approval for its two dental wound dressing products, NovaTape and NovaPlug.

US-based biologics medical device company NovaBone has secured CE mark approval for its two dental wound dressing products, NovaTape and NovaPlug.

Both NovaTape and NovaPlug are fully composed of collagen and are designed for the management of soft tissue oral wounds and sores, including dental sores, oral ulcers (non-infected or viral), periodontal surgical wounds, suture sites, burns, extraction sites, surgical and traumatic wounds.

NovaBone president Art Wotiz said: “The CE mark approval is a major milestone for our company and a benefit to physicians and dentists in the European Union.

"NovaTape and NovaPlug are exceptionally user-friendly and proven to be effective for a range of indications."

“NovaTape and NovaPlug are exceptionally user-friendly and proven to be effective for a range of indications.

"It is important to note that NovaBone now has comprehensive capabilities to produce intuitively-designed bioactive collagen composites and collagen-only products that meet the demands of medical professionals.”

Last year, the company’s collagen-based wound dressing products secured the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 501(k) clearance.

Currently, the company offers seven devices in the field of orthopedics and six devices for dental indications which assist the medical community with versatility and a wide range of choices in bioactive graft devices.