Speed Up Orthodontic Treatment with AcceleDent®

By July 25, 2016 July 7th, 2017 Before Braces, Blog

speed up orthodontic treatment - AcceleDent®What if we told you that you could essentially cut your orthodontic treatment time in half? Well, with AcceleDent®, you can! AcceleDent is an FDA-cleared, class II medical device clinically proven to move teeth up to 50% faster. It has also been shown to decrease the discomfort commonly associated with braces. Keep reading to learn about the benefits of AcceleDent and how it works to speed up orthodontic treatment.

How Does AcceleDent Work?

AcceleDent is an easy-to-use medical device designed to straighten teeth more quickly, and with very little pain. The device is hands-free and requires only 20 minutes of daily use. It uses SoftPulse Technology® to gently accelerate the movement of your teeth—reducing your time in braces by as much as 50%. This means that if you were given an expected treatment time of two years, you could potentially cut that down to just 12 months. On top of that, AcceleDent is also clinically proven to reduce the pain and discomfort often associated with orthodontic treatment. If you are looking for a way to get your braces off faster and/or ease the pain of braces, AcceleDent may be a great option for you. Contact St. Louis AcceleDent provider Dr. Stefanie Dougherty to get started.

Click here to learn more about AcceleDent—the fast, safe, and gentle way to speed up orthodontic treatment.

Are There Other Ways to Speed Up Orthodontic Treatment?

No matter what treatment route you and your orthodontist decide to take, there are things you can do along the way to ensure that your orthodontic treatment goes as quickly and smoothly as possible. The best way to speed up orthodontic treatment is by complying with all of your orthodontist’s instructions and recommendations. This includes practicing good oral hygiene, staying away from foods and drinks that are bad for your teeth and braces, and visiting both your dentist and your orthodontist regularly.

To learn more, check out our previous posts on How to Brush Properly with Braces and How to Reduce Pain from Braces.

Have questions about how to speed up orthodontic treatment? Want to know if your child is a good candidate for AcceleDent? Contact us. Call our office at 636.825.1000 or email info@doughertyorthodontics.com to schedule a consultation with Dr. Dougherty.