Package styles: simple packaged, dispenser packaged, plastic spool packaged etc.
Silk Surgical Tape, Winner of the 2020 Dental Advisor Top Product Award for hemostatic dressing in the oral surgery category. Within seconds of contact with blood or fluids, HemoStat expands and transforms into a clear, viscous gel to fill and adhere to the extraction socket. Quickly aids in the formation of a strong clot for effective bleeding control.
• Made from 100% cellulose with no animal-based products
• FDA cleared for safe and effective use in the dental cavity
• Ideal for bleeding control during extractions, periodontal surgery, and other specific procedures
DermaRite Silk Surgical TapeWaterproof Adhesive Silk Tape is used to secure wound dressings or medical devices securely in place.
Store in a dry location at room temperature (59°F-86°F).
When choosing a medical tape, there are a lot of factors that come into play. Below are some things to consider to help you make an informed choice so that you can get the right outcome for your needs.
Securing a Secondary Dressing: the most common use of medical tape is to secure a secondary dressing. Choose a tape with a strong enough adhesion to properly secure the dressing, but nothing too strong for the skin's sensitivity level.
High Exudate Wound: if you have a wound with high exudate (a bunch of stuff coming out) make sure you select a tape with some absorption properties. Foam tapes are mildly absorbent. Some transparent dressings (such as Tegaderm Plus) also feature some absorption and act as a sound barrier as well.
While Swimming and Showering: choose a waterproof tape for swimming and showering. Waterproof tape comes in a variety of different styles, such as zinc oxide, clear tape, and elastic tape.
Surgical: several medical tapes are classified as surgical tapes. They come in paper, cloth clear, and foam tape styles. Some popular surgical tapes are: