Makrolon® 2858 and SmartGuard Rx Inc. helps patients who involuntarily snore get a good night’s sleep
After researching and testing available options, Dr. Spainhower chose Covestro’s biocompatible, medical grade polycarbonate resin Makrolon® 2858 as the main support material for SmartGuard®. Makrolon® 2858 is lightweight, transparent, and impact resistant with medium viscosity and good hydrolysis resistance.
Our materials are enhancing the quality of life for so many who suffer from involuntary teeth-grinding, and snoring. There is truly nothing more rewarding than seeing our materials positively impact people’s lives. With Covestro’s Makrolon® 2858 polycarbonate, we were able to create a strong material to meet the demand of the SmartGuard® design.
- Physical strength Strong enough to hold jaw forward.
- Biocompatible Medically safe to be worn in the mouth all night, every night.
- Color options Available in transparent and opaque colors