Patients who need to get orthodontic treatment are often concerned about how long they will wear their braces. Dr. Anna Salas will tell you the good news is, is there is a solution for any patient who wants to minimize the time he or she needs to wear braces. AcceleDent is a device that uses micropulse technology to reduce how long your orthodontic treatment takes. Small vibrations go through your teeth, enabling them to move into their correct positions faster. The device needs to be worn only for a few minutes a day, and is a non-invasive and non-surgical way to make orthodontics more efficient.
How AcceleDent Works
The AcceleDent appliance is a custom mouthpiece that fits comfortably around your braces. It works with traditional braces, clear braces, and even Invisalign®. The mouthpiece is inserted once a day, an activator is turned on, and the mouthpiece is worn for just 20 minutes. You only need to bite the mouthpiece hard enough to hold it in place. You can participate in any activities you like while wearing it. The mouthpiece comes with an online usage history as well, so you can see how many times you have used it to make sure you are wearing it as intended.
Benefits of AcceleDent
Besides being hands-free, lightweight, and comfortable, you can benefit in a number of significant ways by using AcceleDent orthodontic treatment:
- It speeds up orthodontic treatment by up to 52 percent.
- AcceleDent® is only worn for 20 minutes a day.
- It is approved by the FDA.
- It is non-invasive and non-surgical.
- It helps with dental hygiene by minimizing the amount of time needed for orthodontic treatment.
Most of our patients at West U Orthodontics welcome the opportunity to reduce their orthodontic treatment time, and that’s just what AcceleDent offers. Contact our Houston, TX office or ask our team at your next appointment to see if AcceleDent is right for your smile!