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DENVER, CO, December 22, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Many local orthodontists have begun offering AcceleDent to shorten their patients' time in braces. AcceleDent is a light-weight, hands-free appliance that is placed in between the teeth for 20 minutes every day during your orthodontic treatment period. Scientific studies have shown that AcceleDent can shorten the time required for bite correction up to 50 percent when compared with braces alone.
Your teeth are surrounded by gum tissue, underneath which are the periodontal membrane and the Alveolar bone. Braces straighten your teeth by first loosening them, and then holding them in place while bone grows to support them. Braces loosen teeth by using pressure to widen the periodontal membrane on one side of a tooth and compress it on the other. Once a tooth is in its ideal location, bone growth, known as bone remodeling occurs.
Bones are made of cells called osteoclasts and osteoblasts. Bone remodeling is the natural process in which these cells adapt to changes in load-bearing responsibilities to support the body's needs. With braces, a load is created by loosening the teeth and holding them in a new position. This action breaks osteoclasts down allowing osteoblasts to create new bony cells. When this process is repeated through consistent pressure, bone density eventually increases to support the new tooth position.
AcceleDent uses micro-vibrations to stimulate bone remodeling. When used in conjunction with braces, AcceleDent can encourage the creation of osteoblasts, allowing your braces to finish their job in a fraction of the time once required.
AcceleDent is safe, effective, and easy to use. Studies have shown that both adults and teenagers can benefit from AcceleDent as it works just as well with traditional braces and newer orthodontic advancements such as Invisalign .
If you live in the areas of Stapleton or Denver, Colorado and would like more information about AcceleDent, please visit the website of Advanced Orthodontic Care today at http://cherrycreeksmiles.com.
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