What is the name of the gelfoam dentists use after extraction? I need the name.

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    What is the name of the gelfoam used after extraction? I need the name of it.
     
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    Kim Osborne

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    Gelfoam Sponge is absorbable gelatin dental sponge) a medical device indicated in oral and dental surgery as an aid in providing hemostasis. Gelfoam is the brand name.
    https://goo.gl/images/CWTahz
     
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    MattKW Verified Dentist

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    It's "Gelfoam" made by Roeko . Other materials may be used, but it's one of the most common.
     
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