Richmond Dental Steripocket Sponges


Gauze Sponges


Richmond Steripocket Sponges

Richmond Dental Steripocket Sponges come individually packaged and pre-sterilized. Available in packets of 2 cotton-filled or 2 rayon/poly sponges. They are easy, economical, and professional. Great for oral surgeries and other periodontics applications.

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Looking for a reliable and sterile dental sponge? Look no further than Richmond Dental's Steripocket Sponges! These sponges come in three different options to fit your needs - cotton filled, non-woven 8-ply rayon/poly, and 4" x 4" size. All options are sterile and perfect for use in dental procedures.


What's the difference between gauze sponges and gauze pads?

Gauze sponges come with at least two per pack, while gauze pads are one per pack.

What is dental gauze?

Richmond Dental Steripocket Sponges are used to control moisture in a patient’s mouth during various dental treatments.

What kind of gauze do dentists use?

Dentists use a wide variety of sterile and non-sterile gauze during oral procedures. Richmond Dental Steripocket Sponges are one of the many great options.

How long do you have to wear gauze after tooth extraction?

Richmond Dental Steripocket Sponges is kept on surgical sites until the bleeding stops – roughly 2-3 hours post-operation. During that time, be sure to replace the gauze every 30-45 minutes.

How long do you wear gauze after wisdom teeth removal?

Keep Richmond Dental Steripocket Sponges on the wisdom tooth removal areas until the bleeding stops. Replace the soiled gauze every 30-45 minutes.

What does 12-ply gauze mean?

Ply, when talking about gauze, refers to the number of layers it has. The higher the ply number (12-ply), the thicker the gauze square will be.

What are gauze sponges 4x4 used for?

4x4 gauze sponges are used to absorb fluids, clean wounds, and additionally clean instruments.

What's the difference between sterile and non-sterile gauze sponges?

  • Sterile medical gauze sponges are used on open wounds to prevent potential infections from occurring post-operation.
  • Non-sterile gauze sponges are used more often in situations that don’t involve open wounds and the chance of infection is less likely.

What's the difference between woven and non-woven gauze sponges?

Woven gauze sponges are made from 100% cotton, while non-woven gauze sponges are made from a poly rayon blend.