OrthoAccel Technologies Announces Full-Market Release of AcceleDent, a New Technology to Shorten Treatment Time in Braces
HOUSTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc. announced this week that following a successful limited market release of AcceleDent last October it will be initiating a full-market release throughout the United Kingdom this coming September. Availability of AcceleDent, which is a regulated medical device and only available to dental professionals to prescribe to their patients, will be featured at the British Orthodontic Conference (BOC) next month in Brighton.
AcceleDent is a simple, removable dental device that patients place in the mouth for twenty minutes daily. It produces a gentle vibrational force which enhances the pressure applied by braces. AcceleDent has been clinically proven to safely speed up orthodontic tooth movement. The product is hands-free and allows the user flexibility to carry out most routine tasks during use.
The AcceleDent System is currently being sold to select orthodontic specialists in the United Kingdom, where it was introduced last year through a limited market release program. Approximately twenty orthodontic specialists participated in the evaluation program, which the Company used as an important learning experience. Mike Kaufman, VP Marketing and Business Development at OrthoAccel, commented, "The controlled UK introduction