The new Collagen Dental Membrane is a nonfriable, conformable, resorbable, membrane matrix consisting of purified type I and III collagen derived from porcine dermis, Collagen Matrix said.

Collagen Matrix founder and CEO Shu-Tung Li said that the introduction of porcine tissue to their technology coincides with the facility expansion of the company’s occurring this year and a space will be dedicated to the processing of porcine tissue.

“The possible clinical uses of this new material are broad and add yet another dimension to the breadth of collagen expertise in the company’s intellectual property and this is another platform on which we plan to build and innovate for future products in key areas of growth,” Li said.