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About this product

Division: CMF
Category: Distractors

The Alveolar Ridge Distractor is an extraosseous device intended for vertical bone lengthening of the alveolar ridge in the mandible and the maxilla.


Intended Use

The Synthes Alveolar Distractor is intended for use as a bone stabilizer and lengthening device, where gradual bone distraction is required.




Features & Benefits


  Features Benefits
  • Angulation mechanism for intra-operative vector adjustability
  • Rigid base plate, with optional screw holes next to the angulation mechanism
  • Three different implants allow for 8mm, 12mm and 16mm of distraction 
  • Allows the surgeons to easily install the desired distraction vector during surgery (without twisting base plate)
  • Safe anchorage of the distraction device in the residual bone segment
  • Ensures high rigidity and prevents potential unfavourable distraction vector changes due to soft tissue pull
  • Offers the flexibility to accommodate the distractor to different anatomical conditions


Please refer to the surgical technique guide or package inserts if included for a complete list of indications, contraindications, precautions and warnings. For further information on DePuy Synthes Products, please contact your local DePuy Synthes Representative .
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