Straightening crooked teeth is a crucial aspect of oral health. However, many adults don’t want to deal with the hassle of traditional orthodontic treatments like metal braces. With AcceleDent, provided by Metropolitan Center for Complete Dentistry, your orthodontic treatment can go faster and be more comfortable. But how exactly does it work?
What is AcceleDent?
AcceleDent is a handheld device that’s made up of a mouthpiece and activator. The mouthpiece and activator can be separated for cleaning, and the activator must be kept charged so that treatment can be administered.
For treatment, you put the mouthpiece in your mouth, over your teeth, and bite down. Don’t use your hands to hold onto it. Instead, use your bite to keep it in place. The device works by emitting mico-pulses. These pulses stimulate the remodeling that’s already happening in your mouth, enhancing the process and making it move along faster. It can also increase the comfort level while you go through the process of getting your teeth repositioned.
Each day while you’re straightening your crooked teeth, you’ll use AcceleDent for 20 minutes. There’s no need to do it for longer, as you’ll get no extra benefits. Try to do it around the same time every day. It’s also important that you wash the mouthpiece after each use. As the activator isn’t waterproof, remove the mouthpiece and rinse it with lukewarm water after you use it. The activator can be wiped down with a cloth.
Benefits of AcceleDent
As an adult, especially, it can be hard to get the orthodontic treatment you need when you’re always on the go. You don’t have the time for frequent visits to the orthodontist. With AcceleDent your orthodontic treatment can go faster, leading to less need for office visits. Your treatment time can be cut almost in half!
In addition, AcceleDent often helps people with the discomfort they feel as their teeth are rearranged. Straightening teeth isn’t a painless process. AcceleDent can help you ease that pain and discomfort.
AcceleDent and Invisalign
AcceleDent is often combined with standard orthodontic treatment in order to provide the best results. When using it with Invisalign, you should be able to change trays more frequently, accelerating the rate at which your treatment is finished. In many cases, Dr. Upadya found that you could reduce the time you’re using braces or Invisalign by almost 50%.
Cosmetic Dentistry in Florham Park, NJ
While crooked teeth are a cosmetic issue, the consequences of not straightening your teeth can be a lot more serious. If you feel you’re too busy to commit to braces or Invisalign, call us today or schedule an appointment online to discuss AcceleDent! Get the smile you’ve always wanted even faster than you thought.